Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) data provider
Author: GolfPlayer
Creation Date: 10/15/2017 5:48 PM
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GolfPlayer

#1
Do you have a provider which gives crypto currencies data?
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Eugene

#2
We will have one soon, to be released late October - early November. While you're waiting, see my post #43 in this thread: Quandl static provider + Zacks fundamental provider. Quandl is a universal data marketplace and two Bitcoin datasets are already available for use in WLD/P for free.
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GolfPlayer

#3
Thanks!!
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Eugene

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Meet the first Wealth-Lab data provider that downloads historical daily and hourly data for cryptocurrencies (read: Bitcoin) and their cross rates from Cryptocompare.

* Direct installation link
* Online user guide in the Wiki

Provider comes preconfigured with some top coins for a quick start: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero etc. Make sure you've read the online manual on how to create a valid coin symbol that will be recognized by the provider!
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Eugene

#5
What's new in 2017.12?

* New: ability to enter symbol names without the base currency. For example, if you simply enter BTC: provider will automatically translate this to BTC/USD. Same for all other recognized symbol names. BTC/EUR or USD/BTC will still be correctly recognized as Bitcoin/Euro or Dollar/Bitcoin.
* New: added Bitcoin Cash to default preset of New DataSet Wizard
* Fix: Data failed to update after weekends in some cases (provider wrongly indicated that symbols are up-to-date)
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Eugene

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As an alternative take a look at the CBOE provider for EOD data of exchange-traded Bitcoin futures (XBT):

CBOE Put/Call Ratio and Bitcoin futures static data provider - installation link
CBOE Put/Call Ratio and Bitcoin futures static data provider - forum thread
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Eugene

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Regarding the CryptoCurrency provider. An initial update of a 60-Minute DataSet w/ multiple symbols may end up with 169 bars returned for every symbol. Looks like a possible bug or restriction in this API. As a workaround I suggest to perform initial update with just one symbol doing a "modify DataSet + Update DataSet" until you collect the data for all your cryptocurrencies. I'll look into working around this inconvenience in a future build.