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Coinbase Vs. Vantage - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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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.

Vantage is a global broker operating since 2009. Initially based in Australia, Vantage is offering trading in forex, stocks, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies

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.
  • Traders looking to hedge their FX positions (low fees)
  • Social traders looking to connect to popular copying services
  • Traders preferring mobile apps
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Unregulated

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • Registered as an electronic payments provider in countries where required to operate, yet they don’t require traditional brokerage regulation.
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC - (Vanuatu)
  • CIMA (Cayman Islands)
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
  • Low deposit requirements
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good educational material, news feed and market analysis
  • Great mobile platform
The Bad
  • Extremely high fees for cryptocurrency transactions (especially on standard app)
  • Low variety of cryptocurrencies to trade when compared to leading exchanges
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Not all instruments are available on every trading platform
  • Doesn’t offer ETFs
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
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 2009
💳 Minimum Deposit
0 $, - 200
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Debit / Credit Card
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Bitwallet
  • FasaPay
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Union Pay
💵 Account Base Currencies
All available cryptocurrencies. 9 - USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, HKD, NZD, JPY, SGD
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes No
❌ Restricted Countries
None AF, AL, AS, AU, BY, BM, BA, BG, BI, CA, CF, CN, HR, CU, ER, GR, GU, IR, IQ, CI, JP, LB, LR, LY, ML, ME, MM, KR, PR, GN, GW, RO, SL, RS, SG, SI, SO, SD, ES, SD, SY, VE, YE
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
  • Coinbase provides only real cryptocurrencies.

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, stocks and cryptocurrencies.

📙 Stocks
N/A 210
📘 Currency Pairs
N/A 40
📗 Commodities
N/A 20
📕 Indices
N/A 13
📔 ETFs
N/A N/A
💸 Cryptocurrencies
110+ 6
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:

Coinbase is a traditional cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, meaning that all cryptocurrencies purchased are real ones and not financial derivatives.

All of Vantage's assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
N/A 1 Share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$2 N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
N/A $1,000 (0.01 Lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A

Varies per commodity, 0.01 (1 ounce) for gold,  0.1 lot (250 Lbs) for copper

📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
N/A Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
N/A Up to 1:500
✍ 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 Yes
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes No
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No Yes
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No

No for all methods, except the bank transfer. First one is free, subsequent in the same month are charged $20 or equivalent depending on the account currency.

💰 Commissions

Yes, from 0.50% up to 2.0% of transaction values on Coinbase Standard.

Yes for ECN accounts -from $6 per lot per round turn
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
N/A Dynamic - From 1.4 pips for Standard account, from 0.0 on ECN accounts
📉 SP500
N/A Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📈 GOLD
N/A Dynamic - Average 36 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Dynamic - Market Spread
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
Dynamic - From 0.50% up to 2.0% N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
No Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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