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Coinbase Vs. BlackBull Markets - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 17 2022

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Investing in cryptocurrencies involves risk.

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74-89% 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.

BlackBull Markets is a global broker headquartered in New Zealand founded in 2014 that specialises in providing CFDs based on shares, commodities, currencies and indices.

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.
  • Experienced currency traders looking for their ECN PRIME account offer with spreads from 0.1 Pips
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

1

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🏛 Financial Regulators

None

  • FMA (New Zealand)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)
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
  • Competitive spreads in their ECN Prime account (From 0.1 Pips)
  • Wide variety of platforms (MT4, MT5, TradingView and IBKR)
  • Over 23,000 + shares
The Bad
  • Extremely high fees for cryptocurrency transactions (especially on standard app)
  • Low variety of cryptocurrencies to trade when compared to leading exchanges
  • Their standard asset offering is very low (over 300 instruments)
  • Share trading requires a separate platform with a different onboarding
  • Commissions are above average and share trading fees are a mystery
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News

No fresh news at the moment. Check again soon!

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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 2014
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 From $50 to $2,000
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Neteller
  • FasaPay
  • China UnionPay
  • Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
All supported cryptocurrencies. 9 - EUR, USD, GBP, NZD, AUD, SGD, ZAR, JPY, CAD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes No
❌ Restricted Countries
None

US, CA, SY, IR.

📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
Yes No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Equities CFDs
Total Asset Offering
110 23,092
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 0
📙 Stock CFDs
0 23,000
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
0 64
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 15
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
0 13
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
110 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 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
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$2 Unavailable
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
Unavailable 500
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
No Yes
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 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 Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None None
💰 Deposit Fees
None

Yes, $5 for card withdrawals and $20 for international bank transfer withdrawals.

💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 Commissions

From 0.50% up to 2.0% of transaction value.

  • ECN Standard has no fees.
  • ECN PRIME has a $6 commission per lot round turn

In the case of share trading, their fees start from NZD $12 per transaction yet they’re not clearly explained anywhere on their website.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable From 0.4 Pips to 1.61 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable From 5.5 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable From 16 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - Market Spread
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From 0.50% up to 2.0% Unavailable
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 No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No