Most trusted crypto currency exchanges for Bitcoin are
Anyone ever use any of these exchanges listed here:
Top 2 seem to be: Kraken Bitstamp and Coinbase
Any other thoughts? Let me know
Here are API projects
Kraken.com exchange API, Python 3 package.
This package is intentionally as lean as possible, and only provides a minimal interface to the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange.
Intended for developers, not traders.
Kraken vs Coinbase
kraken vs coinbase vs gemini from BitcoinMarkets
More contenders from the Reddit link above:
Gemini and Bittrex
Tips from my Telegram chat group:
If you just want to buy BTC with USD, I’d still say GDAX (which is part of Coinbase) is the best. Coinbase is a $1.6 billion company, and trading using limit orders is absolutely free on GDAX. USD deposits are protected under some US scheme, but I’m not sure if that applies to Canadians too. Bitfinex has the highest BTCUSD volume (I think), but I’ve heard of some dodgy stories coming out of Bitfinex. Whatever exchange you use, do not keep cryptocurrency on there for any extended period of time; transfer to a desktop/paper wallet, or even better, a hardware wallet such as Ledger Nano S or Trezor. If you’re using a decentralised exchange (such as EtherDelta) then of course you’re deposits are safe since it is all handled with Ethereum smart contracts.
Bittrex don’t have BTCUSD, only BTCUSDT (which is Tether, a cryptocurrency supposedly pegged to USD). I’ve never used Gemini, but I’d still prefer Coinbase I think, purely because it’s backed by some rather important people.
Most of the APIs are RESTful/HTTP, and as such, are language-agnostic.
it seems go and python wrappers are most popular.
Apparently with Bittrex, you can do market making with C++. It seems you could try a project like
As for wallet, If John McAfee says Trezor wallet is good, it must be https://trezor.io
How do you transfer your Bitcoins from Coinbase to your Trezor for cold storage? from TREZOR
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Coinbase only trades several coins. So exchange your fiat currencies for
Bitcoin on Gemini or Coinbase, then transfer the Bitcoin to an exhange like
Bittrex. Poloniex was the best, but they have no customer service and have
had many people leave for Bittrex. Bittrex and Poloniex trade dozens of
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Gemini.com is much faster to get funds in and out between BITCOIN and cash. Coinbase has security issues and holds your BITCOIN for a week after you purchase it. They do give you the current exchange rate at time of purchase. They also have a high commission.
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