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Bitcoin exchanges

A list of marketplaces where bitcoin is bought and sold by traders.

Exchanges can be thought of as the online brokerages of the bitcoin world, used by people and businesses who tend to trade frequently, and need sophisticated purchase and selling mechanisms like "limit" and "stop loss" order types.

For the average person, the simpler options may be preferable, but for the curious, here's a list of the largest and most trusted exchanges.

  • Kraken (Global) — Kraken was one of the earliest exchanges, has one of the most usable interfaces, and is considered by many one of the most trusted in terms of security.

  • Binance (Global) — Binance is the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, by a long shot!

  • Binance US (USA) — Binance US is the American arm of the global Binance organization. This exchange allows US citizens to be customers.

  • Exchange (Global) — One of the newest exchanges is provided by, and includes frequent promotions for their customers.

  • OKCoin (Global) — One of the oldest, and most trusted exchanges, with a focus on user experience.

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