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Cryptocurrency Arbitrage - What do I need to know?

Arbitrage - What it is and how it works Arbitrage refers to the process of instantly trading one or more pairs of currencies or odds for a nigh risk-free profit. Usually, this involves two ...
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BTC/USD price changes approximately the same way over many exchanges at the same time, how?

To be more specific about the "arbitrage strategies" in Tanmay's answer: Suppose there were a difference in price between two exchanges: at A the price is $10,000 and at B it is $10,100. Then, in ...
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How to make a profit doing 'spread trading'?

If the spread is $40 you will buy $1 above ask price, then when fulfilled immediately resell the btc at $1 below bid price. You keep $38 profit per btc
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Has anyone tried arbitrage between exchahges?

Yes and still at it full time. I have created a monitor that calculates the spread in % between several exchanges. Sometimes we see 25% spread! Those are the moments and getting fiat back from one ...
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How effective are arbitrage bots?

Arbitrage is a race: a good arbitrage bot will take advantage of differences in price, before anyone else is able to. By performing the arbitrage trading, the difference in price will disappear, so ...
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Question about Arbitrage

You should never deposit your coin to an exchange when the deposit function is disabled, your transaction will either be delayed or just gone.
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BTC Arbitrage Opportunity question

Is this an arbitrage opportunity? You also need to consider the exchange rate between the two currencies to determine if this truely is an arbitrage opportunity. 1 British Pound currently buys 1.39 ...
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BTC/USD price changes approximately the same way over many exchanges at the same time, how?

There are a lot of traders who are are running arbitrage strategies. The whole premise is that, if the value of BTC relative to USD increases/decreases on one exchange due to a short term decrease/...
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Has anyone tried arbitrage between exchahges?

imo i have started a week ago and did some testing on various platforms. my issue is im using cryptopia as a base of info and i noticed i see some incredible deals available but by the time i send btc ...
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How to make a profit doing 'spread trading'?

I don't have enough rep to comment on Robert's answer but to clarify what he was saying would be that you would put limit orders in front of all the other orders available on the current order book. ...
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What's the easiest way to hook into multiple BTC exchanges?

Yes, there are such services. bitcoincharts.com offers such an overview, though you may get confused from the many fiat currencies. CoinDesk's chart is much cleaner, only uses USD, and you can ...
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