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Inflation destination address

Why do I have an inflation destination address and a public address? What is the purpose of each? Where do I find my inflation destination staking rewards?
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What's the rationale behind Stellar Inflation?

Why is inflation even needed? It sounds like inflation is a good way to redistribute the transaction fees, but from the docs it appears that inflation is set to 1% yearly, which is probably more than ...
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I cant reclaim back my lumens,inflation lumens problems

I sign with my ledger , but somehow my ledger account created new account and sends my lumens how can I reclaim back my Lumens thank you " GD32…XF5T created account GAOI…5MKK with starting ...
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Inflation calculation rule

What is the weekly inflation reward calculation rule? Is the reward calculated by the XLM owned by the bonus pool or calculated by the XLM owned by the current account? If I had 100XLM when voting for ...
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When total coins will exceed beyond its storage data type

The total initial coins are 1000000000000000000 which is stored in const int64_t data type. Now this particular data type can support maximum 19 digits number. THis whole coin is possessed by root ...
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How does Lumens encourage use as currency vs asset?

From what I can gather there is a clear distinction between currencies and assets, that mainly stems from people’s mindset regarding it. For example, currency (ex. USD) people willingly trade and ...
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Account information at a given ledger number

We are working on a project which would require to know some account information at a given ledger number (data fields, balance and inflation destination). The ledger number is coming from a specific ...
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How to find inflation allocation date and to which account inflation money got transferred

I have gone through the Stellar inflation article. Have already set inflation destination using this. I have installed Stellar Core and running a private Stellar network. It is mentioned in the ...
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Does weighting votes proportionally to lumens held open the door to rent capture?

The scenario where a group of account holders owning the majority of lumens pool their votes and decide to capture all inflation seems at least theoretically possible. In that scenario, members of the ...
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How to set inflation for tokens?

I'd like to create a Stellar token and would like to use it as shares for a startup I'm working on so the whole idea is to reward early investors in the ICO with a fixed yearly dividend so inflation ...
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What's (number of lumens in existence) in inflation? It needs clarification

The inflation pool is (number of lumens in existence)*(weekly inflation rate) + fee pool. And I know that I need to have more than 0.05% of existing Lumens to receive inflation without joining ...
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How is the weekly inflation calculated?

Is it based on daily average of just a snapshot of Monday 11:59 UTC
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What is the default inflation destination of my account?

Lets assume I own 10% of all XLM of the network and I want to receive inflation for my XLM. By default this option "inflation destination" is not set on my account. So question is - where does "...
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Is inflation voting chain based?

If I have 3 accounts, lets call them A, B and C and you set inflation in chained manner like so: A sets its inflation destination to B B sets its inflation destination to C Would A votes be counted ...
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Why Stellar has totalCoins in every ledger header?

I'm looking at the xdr definition of the LedgerHeader structure and it has the totalCoin fields -- so, why does every ledger header need to have totalCoins recorded in it? How would that value ever ...
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Asset with limited inflation

Is it possible to set inflation for a custom asset once it has been locked up from issuing new tokens? I see it is possible to create future transactions, but if the Asset is locked from creating new ...
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Stellar Validators, Transaction fees, Inflation fees.

I've been trying to find some answer in regards to the following questions. Hope someone can help me. Because I was able to find the only unnecessary answer in regards to my questions; Why would ...
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Is there a public queryable version of Stellar.db out there?

Do I need to host my own continuous instance of horizon pointed to a DB that I control in order to execute a query like: SELECT SUM(balance) FROM accounts WHERE inflationdest = {inflation_destination}...
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How to add a rate of new token creation per year? [duplicate]

Is there a way to create a token with a fixed 2% annual rate of new token creation on Stellar ? Thanks How to create a token on the stellar network?
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Inflation from a cold wallet?

Is there a good way to make a wallet a cold wallet after setting the inflation destination? That is, if I have a wallet and set the inflation destination to a pool so I will accumulate inflation, can ...
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How do I get an historic view of the inflation votes?

Specifically, I'm interested in knowing what the state of inflation votes were at an arbitrary historic timestamp. I can run the ledger backward to figure balances, but I'm not sure how I'd figure ...
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What day of the week does the Stellar network pay out inflation?

From the Stellar Developer Guide: Each week, the protocol distributes these lumens to any account that gets over .05% of the “votes” from other accounts in the network. What day of the week (and ...
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How can I determine when the last inflation was distributed?

So inflation gets run once a week according to the docs. My question is how can you tell when the last inflation was run, and subsequently when the next inflation is eligible to be generated. Also, ...
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A beginner friendly and transparent guide to inflation pools?

As of writing, Google Search for "stellar inflation pools" reveals: a reddit post with a comment that links to other posts Inflation | Stellar Developers page promotional site for an existing ...
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How do I select an inflation destination?

How does one set an inflation destination to receive inflation Lumens?
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What is the purpose of the Inflation *operation*?

Note, I'm not asking about the purpose of Inflation. What is the purpose of the inflation operation? Who would issue this operation in a transaction? Is it a way for account holders to check if they ...
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Is stellarpool.net safe? [closed]

Is stellarpool.net safe enough so that the BLACKWALLET disaster will not happen to this inflation pool? As we know what happened before about people losing a lot of their coins during online ...
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Find accounts that vote for an inflation destination

Is it possible to view the set of accounts that vote for any given inflation destination? For example, this is a popular inflation destination. How can I fetch a list of accounts that have voted for ...
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How much inflation to expect each week?

How much inflation should I expect (per vote) to receive each week, provided that I have enough votes? For the variables in the formula (number of lumens in existence, etc), where do I find the ...