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There are multiple exchanges each with its own BTC/USD (or other currency pair) , so arbitrage between exchanges is what keeps prices among exchange inline. There are short term disruptions when those providing arbitrage are out of cash (for buying)
Volatility has two sides of course, an upside (commodity or currency increasing in purchasing power) and a downside (decreasing). When you invest in something as a store of value, you're always going to appreciate when it gains value as you hold it a
I have three scenarios that I have a question about related to bitcoin, the IRS< and taxes. I tried asking the finance types, but they didn't seem to really understand bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, especially on the latter two questions below this
Just like with other commodities, there can be multiple "spot price" numbers. With gold, for instance, there can (and usually will) be different price on the Comex exchange versus the price the at the auctions in London for local delivery there. So w
People are definitely spending bitcoins--BitPay Inc processed over 5. 2 Million dollars worth of eCommerce in March 2013, and that was before the full media glut of April. Some excerpts from their blog: This eCommerce activity from merchants selling
I have written a Python program that looks at bitcoinchart's API and finds the median price. This might be useful if you wanted to automatically adjust prices in an online store. import urllib2 import json def average(l): return sum(l)/float(len(l))
Bitcoincharts recently retricted the download for latest 20000 trades, it basically represents only two days of tick data. Guys, if you have downloaded it before the restriction, would you mind sharing those past tick data? It would help me a lot. Th
The answers listed previously, are accurate with exchanges. Then you have coinbase. com which is not an exchange its more of a conversion mechanism
Fiat money is money that has no entity backing it other than the issuer, usually a government. When the United States dollar finally disconnected from the gold standard in 1971 it became a fiat currency. Basically the USA declared, "The dollar has va