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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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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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Single API Platform for multiple cryptocurrency?

I am wondering for a single API platform where i will be able to trade for below 5 crypto currency : 1) Bitcoin 2) Litecoin 3) Ethereum 4) Dash 5) Monero So, are you guys supporting all these in 1 ...
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Given a list of buy/sell orders and previous trades, compute a buy/sell price

I'm using the Cryptsy API with a bot. So far, my bot's problem is that when it decides it needs to buy or sell a coin (not just bitcoin), I always seem to compute a price that is way too low or high. ...
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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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How to get Bittrex trading data for 10 different coins?

I am writing MATLAB code to get the trading data from Bittrex. I have 10 different coin trading volume data that I want to know. To do this, I have a few ideas but not work in Bittrex. Use '...
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Buy coins using a australian bank account from Germany

I am German living in Germany but do own an Australian bank account. I would like to use that money to buy bitcoins but somehow am not able to at the big exchange markets. Whenever I identify myself ...
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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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Is there actual economic value in trading crypto currency?

When you invest in a stock, you're helping the company to raise capital. It seems like trading crypto currency is nothing more than putting money into a pool (market cap) and trying to predict when ...
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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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Where can I find altcoin inflation rates?

I know I can use coincap.io and CoinMarketCap to see a lot of good information about altcoin relative values, and cryptocompare has good detailed information, but where can I access inflation rates ...
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How to do a market trade in bittrex?

I am not sure how to set to do market buy and sell Please help
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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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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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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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Calculating the average bid/ask price when placing orders

new to bitcoin and trading, I'm writing some code to analyse cryptocurrency markets and I want to better understand market depth. For a dummy scenario: Lets say BTC was at $100 and I have 10 that I ...
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At what time will the payment be taken when buying bitcoin on an exchange?

So for example if you place a order for BTC when it is in a small dip (for example some minutes), Will the usd dollar price you pay be equal to the price at the time you placed the order or when it it ...
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What is the difference between Trading Volume and Transaction Volume?

Looking at the Bitcoin Statistics summery from Blockchain.info there are Trading Volume and Transaction Volume listed. I understand that transaction volume represents the amount of bitcoin used for ...
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Is there a service that allows to hedge for bitcoin and has an API?

I want to hegde Bitcoin with USD because of the high volatility of Bitcoin. Is there a service that offers hedges for Bitcoin and has an API that I can use with PHP?
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Does using bitcoins require a “K-1” under some circumstances?

That's it...whenever currencies are traded, the possibility of a K-1 form arises, and since we're dealing with the dollar and the bitcoin here, and some people just trade the two without using them ...
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How does MtGox Limit sell work?

MtGox has market orders and non-market orders. From what I know, market orders will execute at the current market price whereas the non-market order will execute only at the price that I have set (or ...
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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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Is the Trade History only from the order book or is it also live/market trades

Is the "Trade History" on exchanges like GDAX showing only the order book (limit trades) executions or is it also showing Market trades?
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Do exchanges charge fees from base currency or from counter currency?

I'm building some trading robots for a while already but I keep seing that something is wrong with my end of day balances. My robot does arbitrage across multiple exchanges and I always take into ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible, or advisable to install the block chain on an external ssd drive via a laptop and USB port

I am thinking of getting back to using bitcoin and am looking at the most convenient way to do so. I would like to know if it is possible to install the block chain on an external ssd drive, running ...
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Cannot quickly move Tether out of the exchanges into my wallet compared to other pairs (why)?

Getting my feet wet trading on a few exchanges (takes forever to get verified BTW) and have persistent problems over the past few months getting Tether out of the exchanges. My wallet is fine, the ...
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Automated trading btc-e.com?

Hi I'm looking for a way to make a automated trading robot. I know there is btc robot but it is too rapid, I only want to make long term trades. like making a trading robot where i can set the limit ...
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Is there an easier way to run multiple altcoins in one service than operating each daemon?

I am interested how to operate multiple currencies in one service like modern trading platforms do: Cryptsy(496 trading pairs), Bittrex (328 trading pairs), Poliniex(172 trading pairs). The only way ...
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Bitcoin bet on price of Brent crude

Is there a place where I can bet on the price of Brent crude oil? For example, I bet 1 BTC and: if the oil price increases by 1%, I will lose the bet. if the oil price decreases by 1%, I will double ...
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How does the Bitcoin forex work?

Does it work differently in relation to a regular forex because of its underlying technology? How can the market calculate its value?
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Decentralised escrow / distributed private key generation

Issue Hi As many others i am curious in addressing distributed escrow problem (not just for bitcoin). As it stands now there are no decentralised escrows. All escrow services are based on trust in ...
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Discussion community for rapid automated trading

Are there any discussion communities specifically focused on rapid and automated bitcoin trading and speculation? I'm talking about analysis of algorithms for making trades every few seconds in ...
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Multiple order execution at crypto exchanges

I am trading on crypto exchanges quite actively with quite a few strategies. In my "system" I get the data from exchanges, then I process it, then I create order and I send it to the exchanges. ...
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Getting a dollar per KWH estimate for the best crypto currencies for last X months

I'm doing some preliminary research for my company into the viability of cryptocurrency mining, were not planning to mine it ourselves, but it's indirectly relevant; it's kind of a long story. 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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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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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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How do you calculating profit spanning multiple transactions?

I am trying to figure out how to calculate gains per order but I don't know which order to apply the sell orders to the buy orders. Imagine I have the following: Filled Orders: | Order Number | ...
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Frequency of MtGox market orders

Im currently trying to estimate the frequency of incoming market orders to MtGox order book. Assume the following buy limit orders: BID 2@150 BID 3@149 against which ONE market order to sell 5 btc ...