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Cryptocurrency Exchanges that accept VISA Debit Card Payment [closed]

Please suggest some Cryptocurrency exchanges that accept VISA Debit Card payments.
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how to be a maker for either bid or ask orders on bitcoin exchanges? [duplicate]

Using a random coin as an example, if the last price is 1.08999944 how can i chose either a buy or sell price that will be a valid 'maker' price ? Can i just bump the price by one Satoshi i.e. 1....
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Bitcoin Trading [closed]

How can we trade Bitcoins? Please suggest any procedures that could I follow. I am a newbie in this field. I have just started researching about bitcoins. I don't know much about them, like how to ...
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How do you exchange bitcoin for real money? [duplicate]

I have been wondering this question for a while now, so I am using NiceHash and my bitcoin address should be going to my bitcoin wallet but I want to know are there any legit sites that give you real ...
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How can I create an exchange in a foreign country? [closed]

New to stack exchange this is my first post so sorry if its rough. I'm part of a project interested in bringing BTC and crypto trading to Angola. We aren't sure where to start or what the best route ...
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How to read an exchange order book? [closed]

I am new to trading. On the left side is the order book and on the right, the trade history. I can see that the order book keeps updating. The number in the market size column increases and decreases,...
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1 blockchain for 1 only cryptocurrency?

I do not know if this question was asked before ... I wanted to know if for each cryptocurrency you should have your own blockchain database if the answer is "yes" ... then how can you do trading ...
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How to buy and sell Ardor

I know this community is for bitcoin but I couldn't find any community to talk about crypto-currencies in general so I thought this may be the right place to ask. I am interested on investing money ...
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Unconfirmed bitcoin transaction (Need help) [duplicate]

I have sent bitcoin since 25th May 2017 till now the transaction haven't confirmed yet. https://blockchain.info/tx/ac0635c98af0703927f1b364d2d8c19f4b2812c97169c729cb341111adcea866 How can i do? Please ...
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How to make a profit doing 'spread trading'?

I understand making a profit via arbitrage trading between multiple exchanges. I understand what spread is (gap between the bid & ask). How can one make profits by leveraging this spread within a ...
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What are some resources for non-tea-leaf cryptocurrency trading strategies?

I've heard of some bizarre cryptocurrency trading strategies that basically amount to reading tea leaves: patterns of five, referencing that we have 5 senses, 5 fingers on each hand, and thus one can ...
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How to measure profit and losses in bitcoin investment? [closed]

If I buy BTC at $1,200 and then sell it at $1,500 it is clear that I have made a profit of $300 minus the exchange fee. If I keep buying BTC at the same price over and over, and the price keeps ...
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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 read cryptowatch?

I'm a complete newbie to crypto, and to trading, and I would like to be able to understand what the lines and charts mean on cryptowatch. I know this is a tall order to collect and collate, but I ...
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Why isn't the price of BTC rapidly growing due to WannaCry? [closed]

This occurred to me today: the ongoing ransomware attack (started on May 12) caused by the WannaCry virus infected over 230 000 computers so far (source: Wikipedia). This probably means that a lot of ...
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Which trading plateform to make cavalry? [closed]

There are many companies offering crypto-currencies exchange service. But many of them have a gap in their currency list. Some other have a strange complexity. All wallets are not systematically ...
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Are price movements of Bitcoin and altcoins inversely coupled?

It is said that when the value of Bitcoin rises altcoins lose value, or at least their price in BTC falls, and I would like to understand exactly why. If I have spend $10 in BTC to buy BLK, and BLK ...
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Why is the Winklevoss ETF decision so important, when this tracker certificate already exists?

The Winklevoss ETF and the SEC decisions regarding it seem to be on everyone's lips and the influence of the bitcoin price are apparent. However there seems to be this tracker certificate already: ...
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What happen to my bitcoin

I have payed last april 21 and april 25 should be my payment but it took days already here is my transaction id b5a9cb6a67429ec60c51f3aa197bec67af0003c841890132051f9fea40f71f76 And the same as april ...
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Anyone know of an API I can get historical price time series for multiple coins

I'd like to build some historical price charts, to use in my cryptocoin portfolio tracking app, using time series data (with HighCharts js). Anyone know of an API that provides this price data, ...
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Where does Coinify get its Bitcoins, and can I track their exchange rate somewhere?

I have not found anything in their FAQ. As I understand, you can buy BTC from BTC exchanges, a place where buyers and sellers meet and agree on some price. If I buy BTC through Coinify, where do ...
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Bitcoin cross trading from Bitstamp to Bitfinex

Bitstamp exchange price for Bitcoin is right now 1056.07 USD https://bitcoinaverage.com/en/exchanges/bitstamp/btc-to-usd while Bitfinex is 963.41 USD https://bitcoinaverage.com/en/exchanges/...
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Resources for HF Trading of Bitcoin & Altcoin

I am going to write a HF trading algorithm (probably using the CCEX API) to buy sell gridcoin/altcoins. Has anyone here got any useful resources for this? What would be the best platform to use for ...
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Self trade prevention

I've read recently following on GDAX: You cannot trade with yourself on GDAX. If you create a buy or sell order for the same price as another matching order then they will cancel each other out....
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What is the purpose of XBTEUR.d tradable pair?

On Kraken exchange fee page are listed tradable pairs. Some of them come with an extra suffix *.d, e.g. there are listed fees for together for XBTEUR and XBTEUR.d. What is the purpose of these pairs? ...
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Bitcoin trading at bitstamp

I would like to start trading with Bitcoins. My only question for now is: Can you lose more money, that you deposited on Bitstamp? If yes, how? Step by step question: I deposit 1 bitcoin (...
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What value stores can be exchanged for bitcoin purely pseudonymously?

What can I trade with bitcoin without having to give out private details like name and address? (Imagine I don't even have a name or address.) I'm looking for stores of value like gold or stocks. ...
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Ways to monitoring BTC trading profit and loss?

Does anyone have recommendations when it comes to monitoring BTC trading profit and loss? I find it confusing when taking into account the transaction fee the exchanges impose (ie- GDAX). I use ...
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Transaction failure due to “made-up” transaction

For instance, if I am trying to send 1 BTC to an address, however, I do not have enough BTC. What will happen to this transaction? Will the sender and the recipient both receive notification ...
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Where do i get a good hands-on Bitcoin learning experience as a newbie?

I understand that bitcoin is a virtual form of money. It fascinates me. I have been to the site and seen numerous videos on youtube, but none seems to capture the vast enormity of the workings of ...
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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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Questions about bitcoin(or other crytocurrency) to satisfy my feeble mind [closed]

After a few days of research and reading about bitcoin and ethereum, I got interested on investing in these. Just small amounts to try it out.. maybe $30 - $50 for starters. I'm from a 3rd World ...
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What is a Buy as opposed to a Sell?

What defines a Buy vs a Sell record in the trading time series of an exchange? In any trade there is always someone selling and someone buying... So what defines a particular trade as Buy or Sell?
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Losses when trading with bitcoins

When investing in bitcoins can you lose any more than the total amount of currency with which you invested? Gentlemen, I see my original question has caused a bit of debate. I have been asked by ...
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Algorithmic trading python library?

I am starting to do Algorithmic trading in cryptocurrencies using Python libraries. Most exchanges have RESTful APIs that make it easy to write you own code and get started. However, I would like to ...
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Will buy and sell offers from one trader be matched with each other?

If one user made a buy and a sell order at the same time, would they be matched with each other or remain pending?
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Limit order versus Market order

What is the difference between the two definitions that is not the following explanation: "Sell BTC 2.3 at $593.18" is an example of a limit order asking for $593.18 per 1 BTC. "Buy BTC 0.32 at $592....
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Bitcoin market hours (open/close prices)

If Bitcoin trading never stops then what does it mean when news sites and others talk about bitcoin opening or closing at a certain price, and why is this terminology used? Could two people mean ...
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Why do most trading platforms require ID Verification?

The vast majority of the Bitcoin trading platforms both in the US and the UK require some sort of ID verification in order to make Deposits/Withdrawals. Is this because of these two countries current ...
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Is there an easier way to run multiple altcoins in one service than operating each daemon? [closed]

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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what is good starter for trading with bitcoin

I would like to try trading with bitcoin, but I am new at trading so I am asking for advise which market pick to get started. what do I require: fast market with lot of trades no need of huge money ...
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Why are there regulations when buying/selling with USD

I'm looking to learn about bitcoin regulations by studying the history of bitcoin. Bitcoin went from being an unknown thing to buy and sell to being heavily regulated. If I back track and look at it ...
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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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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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Where can I get a list of places I can use my Bitcoins?

I am new to Bitcoin and I'm trying to understand how it works and how I can make it work for me. So, let's say I travel often to different Spanish speaking countries in South America and Spain. How ...
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Bitcoin trading volume: what's going on?

Since January, bitcoin trading volume on exchanges has been slowly dropping (more or less, on average), but it's had a significant drop around May 13th, and has stayed low since then. I checked the ...
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Rounding in BTC exchanges

Does anyone know whether exchanges usually round values or truncate them instead? Different exchanges support different resolutions for prices and amounts. For instance, BTC China supports 2 ...
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How to avoid price pumps & dumps when trading with bot?

Recently I recieved $500 USD in credits for trading with Coinsetter, a NYC based bitcoin exchange, so I decided to use them and coded a bitcoin trading bot for myself (never have done such thing ...
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Canadian Taxes for Buying Bitcoins

I saw this post, but it really didn't help me. How should I fill out my tax forms if I am only buying and holding bitcoins, not selling them? This page appears to suggest that I only need to worry ...
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How to sell bitcoins for cash money?

I'm asking about how to turn bitcoins into cash (USD or EURO) that you hold in your hands, so I can use it in real life not on the internet. I don't have a credit card, and I'm in a country (IRAQ) ...