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How much something is worth (as opposed to how much it costs).

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Value of Product Based on Bitcoins

If I chose to accept Bitcoin as a payment for my product, and the price of the bitcoin goes up or down, then technically I am not getting as much for my product in the long run correct? Because the ...
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What happens if I buy Bitcoins and the price goes down?

What happens if I buy Bitcoins and the price goes down. Will I lose a quantity of my money? Consider:
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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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Would my valuation be lost? [duplicate]

Suppose I purchase $100.00 of Bitcoin and I receive that amount verified. If the value of Bitcoin drops significantly would I most likely lose my $100.00 of verified funds?
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starting price of bitcoin

I tried to google "Who decided the first price of bitcoin", "How was decided the first price of bitcoin" but the only answer I get is almost the same everytime: "In July 2010, ...
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Are bitcoins with more confirmations more valuable?

Are bitcoins with more confirmations more valuable, or does the number of confirmations not add a sort of "time value of money (TVM)"?
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Is bid value the amount I will get if I sell?

I have looked at links and asked this but, I am confused...and PLEASE DON'T TREAT ME LIKE I AM STUPID (I have had that happen on a few sites by 'Trolls'). Bit of a "Techie Challenged Idiot" ...
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How are crypto prices calculated by an exchange? Example game in a spreadsheet to illustrate [closed]

I find the mechanisms behind crypto fascinating, so I wanted to do the thought exercise of creating my own coin, and seeing how it evolves in a simplistic spreadsheet-based example such as this one: ...
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Searching The Blockchain Based on Transaction Amount and/or Date

I know there are a lot of services to look up if I have the wallet address or transaction ID. But, let's say I have no idea who the sender or receiver were nor a transaction ID but I know ...
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Is the value of "satoshi" fixed or dynamic?

BitCoin Wiki (Transactions) states: ...1 BTC = 100,000,000 Satoshi... Yet BitCoin Wiki (FAQ) states: ..."satoshi"... is smallest denomination currently possible In the future when the protocol ...
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Do you think a wallet could have value

Do you think a wallet could have value based solely on the 12 word phrase?? Do you think a wallet address with one of the twelve words being the word satoshi be considered a collectors item that has ...
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What are the obstacles to pegging the value of bitcoin to an established stable currency?

Many people will not touch bitcoin due to it's historically extreme volatility. Many new currencies have pegged their value against an established currency until such time as it is sufficiently ...
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Where can I find altcoin inflation rates? [closed]

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 answer to whether Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme?

I was asked whether Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme as I was explaining Bitcoin. In support of the question I was presented with the following scenario. I didn't know what to answer. Let's assume Bitcoin ...
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Is money that has gone into bitcoin already spent?

Is money that has gone into bitcoin already spent? When I buy a bitcoin from someone and they get USD I get bitcoin. They go buy lambos or real estate for their gains. So the underlying currency is ...
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How would I avoid spending my Bitcoins when I need to buy a house quickly? [closed]

A specific house I would like to buy has come up for sale. This opportunity is unlikely to arise again. I have almost enough money in Bitcoin to buy the house. I have no other money or assets ...
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How to get _integer_ satoshi values from JSON RPC?

It seems that RPC calls for getting JSON information on blocks return "value" fields in bitcoins, not in satoshis. This means that there is a conversion from integer to float somewhere, ...
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Transaction outputs with value 0

If I am correct, some transactions have outputs with "value" field equal to 0, and some even have all their output "value" fields equal to 0. See for instance: transaction ...
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To be blunt bought bitcoin in 2009 at 25 cents have not touched it

I am hoping you can help I read through a few of you answers to other inquiries and as per my research you are very well versersed. I acquired Bitcoin back when it first came out of trading at 0.0008 ...
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What is the formula for calculating the private key? resued R value

What is the formula for calculating the private key? I want the equation in detail to try to solve it on cocalc I want an equation to extract the private key from two different addresses I have tried ...
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How do I determine the value of new altcoins?

So, I'm curious about the value of altcoins. Let's say I were to create an altcoin, and get some people to use it... how would I calculate the value of the coin? Is this determined by exchanges? Or ...
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If cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value, how do they originate?

In theory, anyone could create an infinite quantity of their own cryptocurrency right now. However, if you were to do this, it would have no value and, thus, it would be useless. Since value comes ...
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When the number of bitcoin reward halves after 4 years, doesn't the perceived value of a bitcoin about double?

Let's say the price of a bitcoin is US$33,000, and all the miners mine it or not mine it if their electricity kWh price is too high, and it is at an equilibrium that it is somewhat profitable and ...
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Is there some way to estimate the proper value of one Bitcoin? [closed]

For example, if it is stock, there can be P/E ratio, or Price Sales ratio. For Bitcoin, are there some common ways people use to estimate the value of one Bitcoin?
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hello please let me know whats wrong with this script for find Reuse R value [closed]

hello friends here is the code to find reuse R values of bitcoin transaction but unfortunately it is not scanning more than 51 transaction secondly it can only use one address at a time and i want to ...
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If bitcoin value is going down do you lose anything or only when you sell like the stock market? [closed]

If Bitcoin is going down, do I only lose if I sell my bitcoin? So, if I hold them I won’t lose?
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What`s a blocks coinbase value?

Under the bitcoin Protocol rules here: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Protocol_rules#Transactions in the "block" messages section There is the pseudo-algorithm for validating a given block. On ...
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Where do bitcoins come from and what gives them their value?

Where do bitcoins come from? From the WeUseCoins.com video it appears they are just being produced by "miners" and sold to people. So who backs Bitcoin or gives it its value?
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How can bitcoin coins have real values? [closed]

I had this question for some time and i couldn't have a clear answer. How can a new entity (coin) have a real value, in USD for example, and be able to trade with it when it has no real life ...
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Why tx informations of a specific transfer in BITCOIN protocol will send to many IP addresses?

Recently I send a specific value from a wallet to another wallet and Simultaneously I caputred the related traffics in source and destination. after that, I found that value and it's related address ...
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which is the relationship between ouput adresses and their value in a specific transaction?

Some days ago, I write a program to extract output addresses and its value in tx messages of a sample bitcoin pcap. extracted addresses are all valid and we can find them in block explorers. after ...
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Where do these coins gain their value?

I have been mining coins for a long time (started with BTC/LTC years ago, moved to altcoins recently) and have realized I am not clear on the actual source of the value. Do the exchanges deem the ...
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If Bitcoins aren't tied to a conventional currency, how did they get so valuable? [duplicate]

I would appreciate it if someone could provide me with some insightful information.
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How bitcoin gets monetary value [duplicate]

This looks like a complex thing but I am trying hard to understand it. Why would any one in the world honor a crypto currency till it is backed by a government with monetary value? How does a crypto ...
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Bitcoin value vs. Supercomputing

What protects the stability of Bitcoin's value if supercomputers or some other technological breakthrough allows them to be mined at rates we have not anticipated?
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Bonus for my friend [closed]

I have used original bitcoin client for first time. When I opened it showed the account balance is 1,000.0. Why is this bonus of 1 btc? Now my friend tried opening client but his account balance is 0....
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What Bitcoin exchange is the real bitcoin value?

I have seen a lot of Bitcoin exchanges, BTC-e, Coinbase, Bitstamp, LocalBitcoins and Bitfinex. (I saw those on blockchain.info) But which one of them is the real bitcoin value?
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What is the method to determine the total market capitalization of the Bitcoin market?

When I look at the following site it says (at the time of writing) that the total market capitalization of Bitcoin is $125,927,574,809 AUD. Now I think you could do this by running through the ...
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Where to find logarithmic graph of Bitcoin over time?

I'd like to find a logarithmic graph of the value of BTC vs the simple USD/time graph. Any suggestions of where to find that? Thank you!
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What value does bitcoin add to the world? [duplicate]

I don't understand the value of bitcoin mining other than to produce value for its owners. What product is produced for the world? Mining for coal produces coal to be used for energy production. ...
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What is the source of bitcoin value?

From what I understood, the economic intrinsic value of Bitcoin as a currency is based on the "CPU-work" required to produce them. That is what makes Bitcoin rare enough to qualify as a currency. Is ...
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From where can I import live cryptocurrency market values into my webpage?

I am planning to build a webpage where a user can enter his/her stock of various cryptocurrencies, and the webpage should display the current market value (in USD) for each of the cryptocurrency he/...
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Why do altcoins vary so along with bitcoins?

Today bitcoin has dropped by 20%, so I looked for alternative cryptocoins with better performance. But, hey! Litecoin, Iota, Ripple, Ethereum, all of that has the roughly the same graph along time in ...
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What is the point of Bitcoins if every transaction has a fee?

You can't use them without it costing you money! I am asking because I want to give some of my bitcoins to a friend. It is a gift not a transaction. I don't think it can be useful as a currency if it ...
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Is there a significance as to why bitcoin mining "costs" time/energy/money?

I have heard that the bitcoin mining process was created in a way that purposefully required the expenditure of resources (energy/money) in order to add real value to bitcoins. In this way, when more ...
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Will the bitcoin value keep rising at steady rate, if bitcoin mining is stopped right now [duplicate]

If no new coins are created by mining after 12 million bitcoins as of today, what kind of impact will it have on bitcoin value. Transaction fees will still be set for confirmations.
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Is there any academic research on the influences of Bitcoin's long term valuation?

Is there any academic research or theories about what future events and metrics will most influence BTC's long term valuation relative to fiat currency?
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Is there a difference in buying coins with bitcoin or etherum?

So today I decided to throw my hat into the ring and bought some stellar lumen coins. Since bittrex is not currently accepting new accounts I decided to go with poloniex. Poloniex doesnt offer ...
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How to predict value of bitcoin? [closed]

I was just thinking if its possible to predict bitcoin value. If so, what would be the parameters?
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How to price a Bitcoin?

What method do you use to price / value a bitcoin? You use discounted cash flow for a stock, what methods do you know to price a bitcoin? This guy shows some ideas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...