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.  

Coinbase and Kraken going Canada, Binance moving out?

2 Apr 2023 1 minute read 1 comment Yugocean

    Recently Canada has started new rules for crypto sector that might upset the crypto world, but San Francisco based two US exchange giants Kraken and Coinbase are still interested in Canada. There is uneasiness in the crypto sector in US, and they...

Jesse Powell blasts US regulations for harming the crypto industry.

22 Feb 2023 1 minute read 2 comments Yugocean

Jesse Powell, the co-founder of Kraken, blasted US regulators for opposing the goals of the cryptocurrency sector. According to Powell, officials are pushing bad actors to harm venture capital as part of a plan to undermine the cryptocurrency ecosyst...

Legally Speaking - The SEC, Kraken and Terraform Labs

20 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments InsideCrypto

Head of Legal, US at, Andrew Jacobson walks through the numerous legal issues that have occurred in the month of February. Andrew is a former enforcement attorney at New York’s top financial regulator (the NY Department of Financial Services) a...

Krystal Newsflash (17th Feb 2023)

18 Feb 2023 4 minute read 1 comment Krystal Wallet

Welcome to our recap of the major stories in the crypto world! Here’s what has happened over the past week: Paxos ordered to halt stablecoin minting 🛑 Just last week, Paxos, the issuer of BUSD, USDP and PAXG, was reported to be investigated by the N...

The funniest crypto week of Feb 12

12 Feb 2023 4 minute read 6 comments Dave Sawyer

Cryptofans we love ya!!! Thinking of y'all makes our heart go pitter-pat!!! Thank the heavens for this chance to be here with y'all stalwart pioneers of crypto, hanging out at Igor's party hut!! Ain't life grand!!  It's late, and we are lit, but we h...

Kraken and the SEC

11 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Georges111

Today I want to change my post argument.   As many of you have know already, the exchange Kraken shuts down crypto staking in the United States and pays 30$ millions in penalties. According to the SEC, Kraken took investors’ crypto and put it into a...

FT crypto watch Feb 10

10 Feb 2023 5 minute read 4 comments Dave Sawyer

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Kraken Fined $30 Million by SEC, will Halt Staking for U.S. Customers

10 Feb 2023 2 minute read 15 comments ZeroRequiem

Hey Peeps!     On February 9th, Kraken announced, via their blog, that they have agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding their Crypto Staking service.  The settlement comes as a result of the SEC charg...

Crypto Exchanges are Playing sides to win support

9 Jan 2023 1 minute read 4 comments Yugocean

     Centralized crypto platforms are facing 2 serious issues - Been accused of cyber crime by, and non- cooperate with investigators. Losing the trust of investors after FTX collapse, and they are losing money (Read Here).  So they are in attemp t...

Binance got new Competitor in Kraken

13 Dec 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Yugocean

Kraken Returns From Blacklist     After ruined FTX, Binance is facing new challanger in Kraken, Jesse Powell is giving a tough time to CZ-led Binance. Recently, the Twitter digging by Elon Musk has revealed that the "Kraken" name was blacklisted on T...