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eToro Vs. Coinbase - Compare Trustworthiness, Capabilities, Fees and Legitimacy

Updated Oct 31 2023

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Overview

eToro is an international broker specialised in social and copy trading that offers real stocks and cryptocurrencies along with CFDs on several asset classes.

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
  • New traders looking to use the copy trading feature
  • Experienced traders looking to monetise their skills by gaining followers
  • Passive investors looking to buy and hold shares with no commissions
  • 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)
  • FSAS (Seychelles)

None

The Good
  • Social and Copy trading capabilities
  • Trading real shares and cryptocurrencies
  • 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
  • Copy Trading statistics are not clear enough
  • Lack of advanced order placement controls
  • 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
2007 2012
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
From $50 to $200 0
💰 Payment Methods
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Sofort
  • Neteller
  • Paypal
  • Skrill
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfers
  • Paypal
💵 Account Base Currencies
1 - USD. All supported cryptocurrencies.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
Yes Yes
❌ Restricted Countries

AF, AL, BS, BB, BY, BA, BW, BN, BI, KH, CA, TD, CD, CG, ET, FJ, GH, GN, GW, GY, IR, IQ, JM, JP, LA, LY, ML, MU, MN, ME, MM, NA, NI, KP, MK, PK, PW, WS, RS, SO, LK, SD, SY, TT, TN, TR, UG, VU, YE, ZM.

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
4,245 110
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
2,000 0
📙 Stock CFDs
2,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
47 0
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
14 0
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
13 0
📔 ETFs
0 0
📔 ETFs CFDs
145 0
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 110
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
26 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
$10 Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
$10 Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
$10 $2
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) Unavailable
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) 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
Unavailable Unavailable
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
Yes No
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes No
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes No
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee

After 12 months of inactivity, a $10 monthly inactivity fee will be charged.

None
💰 Deposit Fees

$5 flat fee.

None
💰 Withdrawal Fees

Conversion fees apply.

None
💰 Commissions

No commissions on real stocks and ETFs

From 0.50% up to 2.0% of transaction value.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1 Pip Unavailable
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 75 Pips Unavailable
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - From 45 Pips Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - From 0.09% Unavailable
📉 BTC
Fixed - 1% Dynamic - From 0.50% up to 2.0%
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No 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
No No
📡 Webinars
No No