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Fortunately there are ways to do it. As with everything, there are pros and cons to any of the options listed here. Trusting your coins to one of these services will generally involve a certain degree of risk – the same risk as you take when you make a deposit to a bank, which could lose your money through, for example, exposure to irresponsible sub-prime lending . You should take the time to research these services yourself, in order to understand and evaluate these risks properly.




This is a popular altcoin exchange which offers leveraged trading and has a peer-to-peer market for users who want to provide liquidity to margin traders and earn daily interest as a result. You can set your own interest rate and loan duration, and because these are short term loans with daily in...

Bitcoin offers its users many advantages over fiat money and the traditional banking system (see: Why Buy Bitcoin? ). But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t also parts of the legacy banking system which you might miss when you make the switch...

Another way to earn interest on your bitcoins is to lend them out through peer-to-peer crowdlending websites. There are a few different sites that enable this but lease bear in mind that there is more risk to this than other options, which is why I’ve included this as a bonus rather than a full l...

this bitcoin savings account pays an initial 2.18% AER until 2016, followed by a variable interest rate tied to the profits generated by leveraged margin trading at BTC.SX. With a 100% reserve guarantee which is independently verifiable via the blockchain, and multi-sig security ...

BitBays is an exchange website which pays a small promotional interest rate on all balances held on their site, but if you want to earn a little bit more than that you can also put your funds in an arbitrage fund that they run, which at the tim...  is one of the longest running services in cryptocurrency.

It started life as a simple ‘faucet’ service, where users could claim free coins every hour and save up enough to withdraw as a way to learn about crypto without putting an...

offers accredited and institutional investors a way to earn interest on bitcoin deposits.

– This exchange offers daily variable interest on deposits of bitcoin and a wide range of altcoins . If you opt-in you can also get a better rate on your BTC by allowing your coins to be used by Chinese mining...

Bsave is a Bitcoin savings account run by Coinbase, one of the world’s biggest and most trusted exchange and wallet providers. The rate is variable, currently around 2% as I write this. The funds are used to provide liquidity on the com...

This is a bot service which you can use to increase your returns from margin lending on Poloniex and Bitfinex for any currency supported on those sites by automating offer creation. Click the link to read my full review.

As one of the top Bitcoin exchanges, Bitfinex has a sizeable market for peer-to-peer margin trading loans which works in a very similar way to Poloniex. In addition to lending BTC, you can also earn a much higher interest rate on USD than you would get from any bank savings account!

Many exchange providers offer something called ‘leveraged trading’. This is when a trader seeks to increase their potential profit (or loss) by borrowing additional coins. Using a leverage of 10:1, for example, a trader would gain or lose 10% for every 1% change in the market. The exchange provid...

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What’s up, it’s @hackedongrowth here, As the globe continued to fight the epidemic earlier this year, something unusual began to happen. Bitcoin, the well-known cryptocurrency, began to appreciate in value.


5 steps to trading cryptocurrency

  1. Make a cryptocurrency brokerage account. Coinbase, Gemini and eToro are good crypto brokerages. 
  2. Fund your account. Connect it to your bank account. Most crypto brokerages offer bank funding through debit cards and wire transfers. 
  3. Pi...