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Questions tagged [trading]

This tag should be used for questions regarding the buying, selling or exchanging of Bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies for other currencies or commodities.

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How does one calculate a margin position's liquidation price for Bitfinex and other exchanges?

I'm learning how margin works and wanted to understand how does liquidation price work in a margin position when using an exchange like Bitfinex? Their requirements is 30% equity. Let's say I ...
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Is this one of the strategies used by whales to manipulate BTC? (real example)

This is a graphic from yesterday (BitMEX:BTC, 1minute candles): A price drop from $4000 to $3730 in 7 minutes Volume in those 7min was $140M Is possible that something like this happened (...
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BTCUSD vs BTCEUR

I am looking at long-short position from bfxworld and found this,please can someone explain me long increased in btc/eur but no change in btc/usd. check bfxls ]
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How to develop a scalable web cryptocurrency robot? [closed]

I'm trying to develop a robot that will work in the cloud, basically it will buy and sell crypto-coins according to the strategies defined by the users, but I still can not think of a solution to ...
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What's the exact formula where I can calculate my liquidation price on Bitfinex for a leveraged position?

The following variables are given: Exchange: Bitfinex Funds: $10,000 USD BTC Price: $1000 Use Leverage of: 2x = $20,000 USD Say I wanted to go long Bitcoin thinking it would be above $1000 in the ...
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Reports of Cryptocurrency Exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report?

In 2018 December there was a research report on cryptocurrency exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report on these exchanges? Supposedly the only 2 exchanges that had real ...
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How does the full lifecycle of a cryptocurrency trading look like? [closed]

I am new into cryptocurrencies and I am wondering how to trade them. By trading cryptocurrencies I mean: Transfer fiat currency (ie. USD) from my bank account into some account that enables buying ...
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How can I find real man for bitcoin mining investment? [closed]

can anyone help me for find a real people? Where I can invest for mining, because i lost lot of money before. Someone scamming with me. Thanks
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Account system is deprecated. Now, how can we set a “from account” when using the “sendmany” function?

Currently I have been faced with a problem from the update of Bitcoin Core. As you may know, in the recent update, Bitcoin Core deprecated the concept of account belonging to each node. Hence, I ...
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How can one confirm that reported transactions on the exchange actually occur and are not due to wash-trading?

For instance, if I'm subscribed to binance's websocket trade stream.. and it is reporting trades.. how can one be assured that the trades are actually occuring and not just the exchange trading with ...
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blockchain.com saying I do have enough funds [closed]

I have had 0.3097 of a BTC in a wallet for a couple of years. Needing to pay for something, I went into blockchain.com and entered the login link and password and the system showed me the balance ...
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How do LocalBitcoin's merchants prevent volatility risk?

For example, how does a Bitcoin merchant (someone who buys and sells Bitcoin as a business type deal to make commission) prevent the losses induced by the volatility in the market? I.e., say you buy a ...
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OK, I know about the anonymity of cryptocurrency, but

Normally I'd just use Browser History and things would be finished, but a little kid poured Apple Juice all over my last laptop. Thus, I have a new computer. I bought the BTC through Coinmama.com. ...
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What is the best language to use for making API orders? [closed]

I have heard that python is at a disadvantage when it comes to making API requests. It’s built on C which makes it slower. Are there any languages that are low level enough to make fast requests and ...
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Where can I short bitcoin?

Where can I short sell Bitcoin? My research: Bitfinex: margin trading, but requires 10,000 USD as initial equity. I can move it away later but I think this is too risky for me. Poloniex: margin ...
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What is the right method to calculate Relative Strength Index (RSI) for incoming real time data?

I am working on a trading bot that computes values for several indicators including the RSI. I subscribe to real time minute-level market data from an exchanges, and as new data arrives, I get the ...
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K-line of Bitcoin market

Since bitcoin market runs globally 365x24x7; and it never stops. So there is no opening price and closing price. K-line generally called yin and yang lines or candle line, these were Homma ...
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Why prices are different in different fiat currencies on the same market?

What I noticed is that prices in different fiat currencies on the same market for the same crypto currency are different. But what are the reasons behind that? Does it has anything to do with market ...
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BTC/USDT trading on binance

I have an account on binance and i would like to trade on the platform in the BTC/USDT market. However something does not add up to me. Lets say at 1100 HRS 1 BTC = 6154 USDT and at 1200 HRD 1 BTC = ...
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Which cryptocurrencies can you margin trade with bitcoin? [closed]

I am trying to compile all cryptocurrencies (and fiat currencies) that can be margin trade with bitcoin. Here is a list of the pairs that I have found so far. If you know others please add them in ...
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Bitcoin to Bank

I have a bill due tomorrow and need money in my account immediately. I usually sell crypto and wait days for the money to show up in my account but I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to do same ...
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Bitcoin arbitrage

Suppose I have BTC at HitBtc and Poloniex. The prices and fees are: HitBtc: price is 8460, fees are ~0.1%. Poloniex: price is 8385, fees are ~0.2%. The price difference is 0.9%. I can sell BTC at ...
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Would requesting a refund for a Bitcoin order be a better way to transform your Bitcoin in national currency?

Let example.com be a shop on the internet accepting Bitcoin as payment system, along with USD payments. In the context of a refund, the user gets back USD. Now, Alice has, let's say some bitcoins, ...
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What is the correct way of computing EMA for Crypto trading purposes?

I have written a crypto trading bot. I am using some variations of EMA and Double EMA (exponential Moving average). I am not sure of the way I'm computing EMA. My current computation is as follows, - ...
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My Trading Bot Needs API integration to all the major exchanges

I have paid a developer to build a trading website for me. The user interface is fine, but the bot wont trade properly. He is totally clueless and has been working on this project for 5 months. Is ...
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Bitcoin - Understanding and Usage [duplicate]

How do I get started with Bitcoins? I wish to systematically understand the motivation and concepts behind Bitcoins. The idea is to become familiar with and eventually have a good grasp over day to ...
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How is a ticker price determined?

I am trying to understand how a ticker price is determined for an asset, in this case I am specifically looking at BTC data from GDAX. The question stemmed when downloading historical BTC data from ...
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Need explanation - limit buy order (Cryptopia)

If there are sell orders like this: selling 200 XXX - 100 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 101 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 102 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 103 satoshis per coin ...
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What has the nonaggression principle to do with bitcoin trading?

In the Introductory page of the book 'Attack of the 50 foot Blockchain', the author says (in reference to Ross Ulbricht) : A young physics student starts a revolutionary new marketplace based on ...
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How does Coinmarketcap calculate the USD price for Bitcoin?

I'm doing a school project in which I'm building my own bitcoin price index similar to coinmarketcap. I want to calculate the USD price for bitcoin by using volume weight averaging from multiple ...
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How can I arbitrage USD, BTC, USDT and UAD?

I have this app that let's me add/buy/exchange FIAT currencies alongside a handful of top 20 coins. For this question let's assume I have access to USD, BTC, UAD trades without fees. However, the app ...
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One time paid or open-source Bitcoin exchange [closed]

Which is the best cryptocurrency exchange on the market? It can be one-time paid or open-source, no PHP projects, no outdated, no decentralised like forkdelta. I found BlinkTrade, which seems work ...
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Why are there no very low bids/very high asks on GDAX?

When I look at the GDAX exchange, I see that the highest ask is 8894, and the lowest bid is 8880. What I find strange about this is how close these numbers are. Suppose I were to, right now, post a ...
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Buying selling of cryptocurrency. Where does the coin come from and where does it go?

I am a novice trying to understand selling and buying of crypto currency. I could not find it on google so asking, please do not be harsh. Say, I have an account with coinbase and want to buy ...
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Buy and selling Bitcoin in different currencies

If I were to purchase one Bitcoin in Australian (AUD) that is in the tens of thousands of dollars as of this moment, would I be able to sell this bitcoin in American (USD), which is in the thousands? ...
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Are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace

As the title suggest, are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace. Most of the ones I found does not seem to work or are abandoned.
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BTC Arbitrage Opportunity question

I have an bank account that allows me to exchange between currencies at no extra premium other than the exchange rate. I am noticing large spreads between some of the BTC prices in various currencies....
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Cryptocompare API is not updated

I have created an android app for maintaining the portfolio. I have used the coinmarketcap.com API. This API does not have the data at exchange level. I have tried https://min-api.cryptocompare.com/ ...
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Using Trailing Stop Sell order on Bittrex, Binance, Kucoin, Cex

While using limit buy order on bittrex, binance, kucoin, cex https://www.trailingcrypto.com , sometimes receiving error of INSUFFICIENT_BALANCE. Is this related with fees calculation while placing a ...
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GDAX API : ticker channel / tickers with trade prices which are not best bid neither best ask

I am using GDAX API to pool trades tickers on gdax platform. When subbed to ticker channel, received tickers come with following labels: product_id / price / best_bid / best_ask / side / trade_id /...
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Why bitcoin rise causes altcoins to drop?

Bitcoin has grown significantly in the last few days. From what I can see on Binance, price of the majority of altcoins has dropped significantly relative to bitcoin at the same time. I've been ...
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Wordpress exchange platform [closed]

Hello from where I should start to built my own cryptocurrency exchange and Fiat/crypto exchange on wordpress? What steps I should take to built that kind of platform? I have some knowledge of ...
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Can i convert BAR ( Tidex ) to XRP ( Binance ) ?

I need some advice, I do have some BARS with me on Tidex but I would like to send them to my Binance account but in other coin format e.g BARS to Ripple. Is it possible to do so, if any option please ...
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How does an exchange calculate the price of a coin?

How does an exchange calculate the price of a coin? I know it has to do with the amount of sell and buy orders, but what is the formula to do this? For example, if GDAX says one bitcoin is $10k on ...
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How to get all time high and low price of bitcoin and other altcoins

I am fetching current price of 500 coins from coinmarketcap.com using their api for some crypto research. I also the all time high and low of these coins to see how much has the value appreciated/ ...
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Calculate the number of coins for a deal with a fixed amount of risk

Can someone tell me, it's very important to calculate the number of coins for a deal with a fixed amount of risk (including commission). For example, at a risk of $ 100 100 $ / (buy level - stop ...
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Adventages of future contracts with speculative purposes over exchanges

When a buyer wants to buy a cash future contract, when the contractual date arrives, he gets (or pay I assume if price drops) the price difference. But, if a speculative buyer thinks the price will ...
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Tool for calculating profitable coin trading

I want to know that if I buy 200$ worth of BTC that when I trade to other coin I'm not trading for less than 200$ worth of that coin. This way making sure I'm never loosing money. I'm doing this ...
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Explain this websocket ticker data please

I've looked at various websocket feeds from crpyto exchanges and they in general are like this { "jsonrpc": "2.0", "method": "ticker", "params": { "ask": "0.054464", "bid": "0.054463", ...
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In what cases limit orders might get fulfilled for a better price? [duplicate]

I'm slightly confused about limit orders, especially in context of stop-limit, when the order is placed at a later time and market price might be better than my specified limit. For example, I have ...