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Capital.com Vs. Coinbase - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Dec 22 2022

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Overview

Capital.com is a global broker founded in 2016 that specialises in CFDs trading with an offering of more than 4,000 different assets along with several trading platforms (TradingView, MT4, MT5 and their own).

Coinbase is a cryptocurrency exchange and wallet founded in 2012 with the aim of simplifying cryptocurrency transactions for the average user. Through their mobile and web app they allow purchasing, storing, receiving and sending several real cryptocurrencies.

Best For
  • Beginner and intermediate traders looking for a cost-effective option to trade CFDs on Stocks and ETFs
  • Investors and traders looking to buy shares using their new stock investing account (Not available in Australia)
  • Inexperienced cryptocurrency investors
  • Long term cryptocurrency holders
  • Investors meeting the above two conditions and also satisfied with the cryptocurrency offering they provide
  • Seasoned investors and traders looking to explore the Coinbase Pro option for better pricing.
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

0

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • NBRB (Belarus)

None

The Good
  • Beginner friendly platforms
  • Customisable or removable leverage (Not available in Australia)
  • Integration with TradingView
  • Extremely simple and friendly interfaces
  • Moderate variety of cryptocurrencies
  • Independent wallet application
  • Option to choose from standard Coinbase or Coinbase Pro
  • Coinbase debit card (for eligible countries) to spend and manage your cryptocurrencies
The Bad
  • Lack of advanced research and analysis tools
  • No multi-charting capabilities on their propietary web platform
  • Trailing-stop order not available
  • Extremely high fees for cryptocurrency transactions (especially on standard app)
  • Low variety of cryptocurrencies to trade when compared to leading exchanges
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 1 day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

📍 Year Founded
2016 2012
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
$20 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Apple Pay
  • iDeal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, AUD. All supported cryptocurrencies.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

US, SY, IR.

None
📊 STP Account
Yes No
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No Yes
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Hybrid Equities
Total Asset Offering
5,152 110
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
1,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
3,800 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
140 0
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
33 0
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
37 0
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
115 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 110
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
27 0
📒 Bonds
0 0
📒 Bonds CFDs
0 0
📓 Options
0 0
📓 Options CFDs
0 0
📗 Futures
0 0
📗 Futures CFDs
0 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.01 BTC) $2
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Variable (Eg: 0.01 ounces of gold) Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
30 Unavailable
💪 Professional Leverage
500 Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
Yes No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None None
💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions
None

From 0.50% up to 2.0% of transaction value.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips Unavailable
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 70 Pips Unavailable
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 55 Pips Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From $3.30 Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From $0.97 Unavailable
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From $130 Dynamic - From 0.50% up to 2.0%
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
Yes No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes No
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
Yes No
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes Yes
📡 Account Management
Yes No
📡 Webinars
Yes No