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

Updated Oct 17 2022

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Investing in cryptocurrencies involves risk.

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83.45% 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.

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).

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.
  • 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)
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Unregulated

Top-tier Licenses

0

Other Licenses

0

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

2

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🏛 Financial Regulators

None

  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FCA (UK)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • NBRB (Belarus)
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
  • Beginner friendly platforms
  • Customisable or removable leverage (Not available in Australia)
  • Integration with TradingView
The Bad
  • Extremely high fees for cryptocurrency transactions (especially on standard app)
  • Low variety of cryptocurrencies to trade when compared to leading exchanges
  • Lack of advanced research and analysis tools
  • No multi-charting capabilities on their propietary web platform
  • Trailing-stop order not available
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
2012 2016
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 $20
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Apple Pay
  • iDeal
💵 Account Base Currencies
All supported cryptocurrencies. 5 - USD, GBP, EUR, PLN, AUD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes No
❌ Restricted Countries
None

US, SY, IR.

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

From 0.50% up to 2.0% of transaction value.

None
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable Dynamic - From 70 Pips
📈 GOLD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 55 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - From $3.30
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Unavailable Dynamic - From $0.97
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From 0.50% up to 2.0% Dynamic - From $130
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
Yes Yes
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
Yes Yes
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No Yes