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Valid asset_pair for Kraken.com

the list is found here: https://api.kraken.com/0/public/AssetPairs Also here's a list of assets: https://api.kraken.com/0/public/Assets
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What is the purpose of XBTEUR.d tradable pair?

The difference between XBTEUR and XBTEUR.d is that the former is on the "regular" kraken exchange whereas the latter is on a dark pool. In substance, dark pool orders are only visible to the exchange ...
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Understanding Kraken Trades API (market/limit)

Indeed they don't specify what it means, but the only sane option is that market/limit tag comes from the type of order that closed the deal. For example there are two lowest sell(ask) orders hanging ...
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how to make a bitcoin buy with euros on Kraken API

I tried to use "viqc" option as described in the Kraken API documentation but got this error: {"error":["EAPI:Feature disabled:viqc"]} I searched the web and found this ...
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how to make a bitcoin buy with euros on Kraken API

Found how to do it, we shoud use the oflags oflags = comma delimited list of order flags (optional): viqc = volume in quote currency (not available for leveraged orders) fcib = prefer fee in ...
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Destination Tag of Ripple Desktop Wallet

I've never seen an exchange that required a destination tag even when sending to an account that doesn't require one. But any destination tag will do. The destination tag just tells the recipient ...
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Confused about buy/sell definition in trades history

what is the exact definition of a buy/sell indication in the trade history? A trade whether it will be marked as buy/sell will depend on how the order book is consumed. Assume the last traded price (...
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How to place a sell order on Kraken that only sells when the price stops going up?

At the moment, Kraken has disabled all advanced order types - so there is nothing that can do what you're looking for on Kraken. That said, I think the order type that you are looking for is called ...
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How to ask crypto exchange to seize scammed funds traced to one of their exchange wallets?

Possibly in it's activity, exchanges have quite unique transaction footprints and this can be used to make an inference. It's not an easy process however and there is nothing in the bitcoin address ...
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Opening a short position on Kraken requires BTC to begin with?

You have to get money into the exchange to purchase and secure your position somehow. BTC is probably an easy way to do it but you could also do it with EUR or USD. You will need BTC to close the ...
David Schwartz's user avatar
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Why do wallets of Bitcoin exchanges have tens or hundreds of thousands of addresses?

Is that number fix ? It isn't. New addresses are generated by exchanges all the time. What those addresses represent exactly? They are simply multiple addresses controlled by them. They can ...
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How exchange platforms work?

This is not really a bitcoin related issue. As long as the exchanges have 100% reserves, they can always pay. This means they need to have the sum of all balances of all customers on their own ...
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Are my BTC now BCH?! What happened?! Is my money lost?

If what you're saying is true, this sounds like a big problem. BTC and BCH are two completely separate blockchains. It's impossible to send bitcoin from one to the other. If you send BTC to an ...
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What do asterisks mean in the ledger?

Asterisk is the currency symbol for XLM, like $ or ฿.
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2-factor authentication key formats for Kraken and Bitstamp

otpauth://totp/TOTPID?secret=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX&period=30 otpauth://totp/username@Bitstamp?secret=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Where for Kraken TOTPID tells what the TOTP secret is for. Example: "...
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Does 20 XRP become unusable once deposited in a wallet?

If it's a native wallet on the ledger, then 20 XRP will not be transferrable, though you can use it to pay transaction fees. Exchanges typically have you pay into their account, so there's no reserve ...
David Schwartz's user avatar
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Where do exchanges store the user's money?

It's up to Kraken what they do with the money on deposit with them, though most likely they pool it in bank accounts or other secure liquid investments belonging to the company. The exact details ...
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