Tag: bitstamp

The Top Exchanges for Buying Bitcoin with Fiat (That Aren’t Coinbase)

Don’t get me wrong, Coinbase was a godsend when I first got into crypto, as it is for most fledgling investors. It’s painless to set up, it’s user-friendly, and it offers a variety of payment options. But between the 1.49% fee for bank transfers and its 3.99% fee for debit/credit card payments, you might be looking for an exchange with lower rates. Well, you’ve got some options, so why not …
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Bitstamp Enables Ledger Hardware Wallet Support

Adding Bitcoin hardware wallet support to popular exchanges is quickly becoming a new trend. Ever since the recent Bitfinex hack, there has been an increased focus on protecting customer funds at all times. Bitstamp recently added support for the Ledger wallet, a decision many users will appreciate. Bitstamp Finally Adds Ledger Support It is good to see exchange owners pay attention to what is happening in the Bitcoin world around …
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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank Block Bitstamp Withdrawals

It is not the first time banks refuse to deal with Bitcoin transfers when a customer is looking to buy cryptocurrency. But it is very rare a bank refuses to process a bank withdrawal from a Bitcoin exchange. For some reason, that is exactly what Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank are doing. Deutsche Bank And Commerzbank Reject Bitcoin Transfers One user on Reddit made a mention of how his Bitstamp withdrawal …
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Bitstamp becomes the world’s first nationally licensed Bitcoin exchange

Since it was first released, the Bitstamp Bitcoin exchange has seen an interesting growth. Today, the company announced that Luxembourg has just granted it a payment institution license, thus making it the world’s first nationally licensed Bitcoin exchange. This approval comes with significant implications, however. Due to the European Union’s regulations, a financial company that is legally established in one member country can freely operate in all others. With this …
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