About Coinbase Pro Crypto Price Data

The Coinbase Pro Crypto Price Data by CoinAPI provides Cryptocurrency price and volume data points. The data covers 101 Cryptocurrency pairs, starts in January 2015, and is delivered on any frequency from tick to daily. This dataset is created by monitoring the trading activity on Coinbase Pro.

About CoinAPI

CoinAPI was founded by Artur Pietrzyk in 2016 with the goal of providing real-time and historical cryptocurrency market data, collected from hundreds of exchanges. CoinAPI provides access to Cryptocurrencies for traders, market makers, and developers building third-party applications.

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Algorithm Example

from AlgorithmImports import *

class CoinAPIDataAlgorithm(QCAlgorithm):

    def Initialize(self):
        self.SetStartDate(2020, 6, 1)
        self.SetEndDate(2021, 6, 1)
        # Coinbase Pro accepts Cash account type only, AccountType.Margin will result in an exception.
        self.SetBrokerageModel(BrokerageName.GDAX, AccountType.Cash)

        # Warm up the security with the last known price to avoid conversion error
        self.SetSecurityInitializer(lambda security: security.SetMarketPrice(self.GetLastKnownPrice(security)))

        # Requesting data
        crypto = self.AddCrypto("BTCUSD", Resolution.Minute, Market.GDAX)
        self.btcusd = crypto.Symbol
        self.minimum_order_size = crypto.SymbolProperties.MinimumOrderSize
        # Historical data
        history = self.History(self.btcusd, 30, Resolution.Daily)
        self.Debug(f"We got {len(history)} items from our history request")

        # Add Crypto Coarse Fundamental Universe Selection
        self.AddUniverse(CryptoCoarseFundamentalUniverse(Market.GDAX, self.UniverseSettings, self.UniverseSelectionFilter))

    def UniverseSelectionFilter(self, crypto_coarse):
        return [datum.Symbol for datum in crypto_coarse
                if datum.Volume >= 100 
                and datum.VolumeInUsd > 10000]

    def OnData(self, data):
        if self.Portfolio.CashBook['BTC'].Amount == 0:
            free_cash = self.Portfolio.CashBook['USD'].Amount * (1-self.Settings.FreePortfolioValuePercentage)
            quantity = free_cash / data[self.btcusd].Price
            quantity -= quantity % self.minimum_order_size
            if quantity > 0:
                self.MarketOrder(self.btcusd, quantity)

Example Applications

The Coinbase Pro Crypto Price Data by CoinAPI enables researchers to accurately design strategies for Cryptocurrencies. Examples include: