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Coinbase Vs. BDSwiss - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 17 2022

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69.2% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Overview

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.

BDSwiss is a global broker headquartered in Switzerland that holds multiple financial licenses and offers access to over 250 financial instruments through 4 account types according to each trader's needs.

Best For
  • 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.
  • Beginners looking to learn the basics using the "Cent" account
  • Intermediate traders looking for quality fundamental analysis
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

0

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

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🏛 Financial Regulators

None

  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • NFA (United States)
  • FSC (Mauritius)
The Good
  • 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
  • Excellent educational library with analysis published on the daily basis
  • Suitable for traders who are willing to invest time in learning fundamental analysis.
The Bad
  • Extremely high fees for cryptocurrency transactions (especially on standard app)
  • Low variety of cryptocurrencies to trade when compared to leading exchanges
  • Higher spreads and limited functionality for small accounts
  • Needs $1000 deposit to have access to a personal account manager, or $5,000 for the advantageous Raw account.
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

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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
2012 2012
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 $100
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Sofort
  • iDeal
💵 Account Base Currencies
All supported cryptocurrencies. 4 - USD, EUR, GBP, SEK.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes No
❌ Restricted Countries
None

BE, CD ,ER, JP, KP, LY, MU, SC, SO, SD, US.

📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
Yes No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Equities CFDs
Total Asset Offering
110 1,066
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
0 900
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
0 50
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 6
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
0 10
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 80
💸 Cryptocurrencies
110 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 20
📒 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
Unavailable 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable 1 ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$2 $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
Unavailable 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 500
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No Yes
📺 MetaTrader 5
No Yes
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

10% of account balance after 90 days of inactivity (minimum at €25, maximum at €49.90).

💰 Deposit Fees
None

€10 flat fee for bank wire withdrawals equal to or less than €100.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

From 0.50% up to 2.0% of transaction value.

Yes depending on account type (Eg: Raw accounts have a $5 per lot round turn commission while other pay spreads).

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.3 Pips to 1.5 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable Dynamic - From 39 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 27 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - From $3.30
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable 0.10%
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From 0.50% up to 2.0% Dynamic - From $190
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No Yes