Kraken Exchange

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Kraken is a US-based cryptocurrency exchange founded by Jesse Powell in 2011. The exchange provides its users with crypto-to-crypto as well as crypto-to-fiat and vice versa trading on a wide array of the most popular crypto assets. 

The available crypto markets on Kraken include Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Tether (USDT), and the available fiat-to-crypto markets include US Dollar (USD), Euro (EUR), Canadian Dollar (CAD), Japanese Yen (JPY), and the Great British Pound (GBP). In total Kraken features trading for 22 different cryptocurrencies. 

Kraken is an ideal cryptocurrency exchange for all levels of experience because it has different trading interfaces for each level. For instance, traders can choose from Simple, Intermediate, Advanced, and Pro. The exchange supports all of the standard charting and analysis tools as well as an influx of leading technical indicators. Traders can choose from simple market order types to more advanced limit order types. 

In addition to standard crypto trading, Kraken supports margin trading, futures, indices, over-the-counter (OTC) crypto markets, and managed accounts. Therefore, Kraken is an extremely feature rich cryptocurrency exchange that adhere to nearly every type of customers needs. Kraken even supports institutional crypto trading by offering higher limit funding and withdrawal options, the highest available API rate limits, and full access to Kraken’s trade desk and account management services. 

As for Kraken trading fees, the exchange offers volume based trading fees that start at 0.16% for makers and 0.26% for takers. After a 30-day trading volume of $50,000 or more, the trading fees get reduced as the volume increases.  

Kraken Bitcoin: Bitcoin Trading Review

16 Feb 2020 3 minute read 0 comments paoluccimax

Kraken bitcoin review kraken bitcoin, based in San Francisco, is one of the largest exchanges of Bitcoin and is considered the largest  exchange of bitcoins  based on the volume of the euro, the liquidity and the exchange of Canadian dollars, US doll...

Kraken Security Labs identifies a flaw in the Trezor cryptocurrency wallet (Lost News, sorry)

5 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

With an article published a few hours ago Kraken Security Labs illustrated a security flaw that concerns one of the hardware wallets for cryptocurrencies hitherto considered among the safest; in a long post, published on its website, it is illustrate...

Kraken Labs exposes security flaw in TREZOR wallet & Trezor responds

2 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments

Kraken Labs reported 'Read Protection (RDP) Downgrade attack' in both Trezor One and Trezor Model T on 30 October 2019.  Trezor has responded to the vulnerabilities reported by Kraken Labs. According to the Trezor, "The RDP Downgrade involves the vol...

Kraken Review [2020] Is it a Safe Exchange?

21 Jan 2020 4 minute read 10 comments

Kraken Review 2020: Kraken exchange represents itself as the largest and popular crypto exchange. I believe we should not follow any exchange’s claim until we have deep knowledge about the exchange because if users simply follow the reputation of any...

Crypto Cowboys are Real! Wyoming rides ahead of the pack in the US. Real Progress, Real Jobs.

14 Dec 2019 2 minute read 4 comments Thunderboltkid

"Oh give me a home where the cryptos can roam, free to grow and bring jobs with great ease"  sung to an old Cowboy Radio tune ;) No kidding around, #Wyoming is "Dead Serious" about booting up as the friendliest crypto state in the "Union". Looking t...

Kraken, one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges in circulation, adds support to the Swiss franc

6 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

That the world of cryptocurrency trade is in constant turmoil and constantly changing is something quite known, after all these platforms must constantly evolve if they want to keep up with the times; for a long time we thought that decentralized exc...

OKEx and Coinbase staking their Tezos as of today. Kraken announced to make Tezos staking possible soon.

7 Nov 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Allen Walters

One after the other, big exchanges make it possible for their users to stake their Tezos (XTZ) on their platform. Yesterday Coinbase announced 5% yearly returns for their users who choose to stake their XTZ. Today OKEx announced they will offer the u...

I Tried Kraken and P2PB2B.. Here's What Happened...

4 Nov 2019 4 minute read 1 comment

If you plan to try out the P2PB2B exchange, or Kraken trading system, with a few small trades,  to see how well it works,  well... just don't.   Please, don't.    Unless you have plenty of money to waste or loan out.   Unless you plan to trade a lot,...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Brave's BAT and WAVES

23 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments FranciscoMemor

Kraken, a prominent cryptocurrency exchange that’s well-known for its standing in the industry, has added Brave’s Basic Attention Token (BAT) and WAVES to its platform. In its listing announcement the crypto exchange detailed that Brave’s BAT has see...


1 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment GranRethory

Checking the kraken chart we look at bitcoin against the Canadian dollar (xbtcad) in a total flash crash, this is already too weird! At the moment it is unknown what has happened, but seeing something like this in all temporalities really leaves mu...