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Is there any risk in sharing my rewards address?

The only risks associated with sharing any kind of public/verification keys or addresses have to do with de-anonymization. If you are concerned with Maladex, your ISP, a traffic sniffer, or any other ...
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What is the expected ROA (Return of ADA) after all coins are minted?

To start, all ADA does already exist and is accounted for, as seen in the Introduction section on page 4 of the Cardano ledger spec. The spec states that, from genesis, there was about 13,000,000,000 ...
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What is the expected ROA (Return of ADA) after all coins are minted?

In ADA all coins are already minted. The total supply is 45 billion tokens. About 13 billion coins are not used and are "locked" in the treasury. It is used to be able to pay out the rewards ...
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How are Staking rewards calculated?

As explained in the docs, rewards come from: Transaction fees (increases in time if adoption and network traffic increases) Monetary expansion (decreases in time) The sum of these is denoted by R ...
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When I switch to another stake pool, do I need to withdraw my rewards first?

No, you do not need to withdraw rewards before moving stake pools. Cardano wallets use two accounts: one for spending ADA and one for collecting rewards. While this may sound strange, it actually has ...
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Why do Daedalus Rewards Report Epoch End Dates differ from other sources?

Rewards for a given epoch X are paid out at the end of the next epoch, X+1. This is because the calculation of which stake keys get rewards is done during epoch X+1. Applying this to your example, the ...
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Why do Binance stake pools pledge nothing?

DISCLAIMER: There is no official statement from Binance on that topic, so I can only speculate. Binance is running (similar to other big exchanges) a very large amount of pools. To be able to provide ...
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Does the rewards on the pledge stake address count toward the stake pool pledge?

Normally, (UTxO + stake rewards) constitute the total stake. So the rewards are part of the pledge. One confirmation would be nice !
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Selfish mining / denial of service on Cardano?

Update 12/13/2021: My first question on Cardano Stack Exchange was What is the Penalty for Running 2 Block Producer Nodes? Which I was told, "Network can penalize." But I never received an ...
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Added more ADA on Yoroi while staking

Yes, and to the same pool. You don't need to do anything.
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When I switch to another stake pool, do I need to withdraw my rewards first?

Your rewards are not on the pool, they are in an address owned by you. You don't need to withdraw them before redelegating.
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Added more ADA on Yoroi while staking

New ADAs will be added to the pool automatically but they will not be considered for 1 epoch, because snapshot need to be submitted. You can check here how the staking timeline works. Rewards are ...
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Is the stake pool fixed fee cost once per epoch or per every block won?

The fixed fee and percentage fee are calculated once per epoch if the pool mints at least one block. These fees are taken out of the total rewards amount that the pool earned that epoch, and the ...
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How to obtain wallet addresses of stake pool delegators?

You were onto the right idea, try the blackfrost approach again. After calling /accounts/{stake-address}/addresses endpoint you will see a list of addresses linked to the stake address. Pick any ...
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Will stakepool rewards statistically even out over time if I run a pool with a small stake?

The rewards of staking on Cardano are, on average, 5% APY. At the moment, a pool with 170K ADA of stake has a 12.89% chance of producing a block per epoch (you can check the "Rewards" tab of ...
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How to obtain wallet addresses of stake pool delegators?

What I do is query & grab all the data I need from: https://cardanoscan.io/pool/f8e64037e3917cd7cb94969a5374e11b9e6c939b4b69118a8eb4509f?tab=delegators And then send whatever I want using cardano-...
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How does one check a pool's delegation history?

If you do not want to setup cardano-db-sync, try blockfrost.io with the /epochs/{number}/blocks/{pool_id} endpoint.
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How does one check a pool's delegation history?

If you need any kind of specific on chain information that isn't found on third party explorers like Cardanoscan, you'd have to use db-sync yourself. (It's what all the explorers use) To quote ...
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Is it possible to withdraw rewards with smart-contracts?

You do not need a smart contract. Rewards from staking/delegating are never "locked" on Cardano, you can send immediately at any time.
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How can I get rewards into payment address?

The process of moving your rewards (account balance system) to your payment address (UTXO balance system) is called reward withdrawal. As per withdraw-rewards.md: Check the balance of the rewards ...
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When I switch to another stake pool, do I need to withdraw my rewards first?

I found a similar question on reddit & an answer references the shelley specification which could be interesting
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How and when do CAs in Catalyst get feedback on their reviews?

The vCA's have a google doc (bear with us for now) that we share amongst ourselves for tracking review the reviewers. The CAs remain anonymous while the vCA's do not. There has been some talk about in ...

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