Coinbase vs Kraken

Updated 7 Mar 2022

Coinbase

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Description
Coinbase is the easiest place to buy and sell cryptocurrency.One of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world.
Basics
Account Funding Options
Bank transfer, Debit card, Wire transferBank transfer, Cash deposit, Credit/debit card, Crypto deposit
Advisory Services
NoNo
Apps
Android, iOSAndroid, iOS
Company Founded
20122011
Company Headquarters
Wilmington, Delaware, USASan Francisco, California, United States
Minimum Age
18 years18 years
Minimum Deposit
$2.00$1.00
Minimum Trade
0.001 BTC, 0.01 BCH, 0.01 ETH, or 0.1 LTCGet started with as little as $10
Regulator
FinCEN, FINTRACFinCEN, FINTRAC
Signup Bonus Gift
NoneNone
Trading
Currencies Supported
EUR, GBP and USDAUD, CAD, CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY and USD
Copy Trading
YesYes
Futures Trading
NoYes
Options Trading
NoNo
Paper Trading
NoNo
Social Trading
NoNo
Tradable Assets
ADA, BNB, BTC, BUSD, DOGE, DOT, ETH, USDC, USDT, XRP + moreBAL, BCH, BTC, CRV, DOT, EOS, ETH, LTC, SNX, XRP + more
Fees
Brokerage Fee Percentage
0.5%0.26%
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Partial)
$25.00$5.00
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Full)
$25.00$5.00
Options (Base Fee)
N/AN/A
Options (Per Contract Fee)
N/AN/A
Spread
N/AN/A
Order types
Order Type (Contingent)
NoNo
Order Type (Limit)
YesYes
Order Type (Market)
YesYes
Order Type (One Cancels The Other)
NoNo
Order Type (One Triggers and One Cancels The Other)
NoNo
Order Type (Stop)
YesYes
Order Type (Trailing Stop)
NoNo
Customer service
24/7 Support
NoYes
Email Support
YesYes
Live Chat Support
YesYes
Phone Support
NoYes