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Exchanges

Digital Currency Exchanges

A digital currency exchange allows customers to trade cryptocurrencies for other assets such as fiat money, ether, or other virtual assets. Most digital currency exchanges are operated through online platforms. These exchanges are a good place to learn when to buy or sell. They usually offer many different graphs, information and you see the transactions as they happen.

Below, we list the top US exchanges and what you can expect:

Coinbase - operating out of San Fransisco, California. This is the leader in digital currency exchanges in the US. Users add bank account information or card info which allows customers to buy/sell/send/recieve ETH, BTC and LTC. When users initiate a buy, the money pulls from either your USD wallet or your bank account. Your assets will arrive within a few days. When you sell it also takes a few days for the USD to hit your bank account.

 

Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX) - Is a subsidiary of Coinbase Inc.This exchange is very easy to use and allows you to see live trades and as accurate a price you'll find. You can schedule buy and sell orders. Users can also send and receive assets from Coinbase linked accounts for easily transferred funds. This is the exchange for the investor who wants to get serious.

 

Gemini - A New York based company from the Winklevoss brothers, Gemini is fully insured and licensed exchange. Users will verify their identity and enjoy an easy to use trading interface.