Kraken opens for trading with euros, bitcoins and litecoins

Kraken opens for trading with euros, bitcoins and litecoins

Kraken is a new exchange for cryptocurrencies. After its long beta test phase, it has just been officially opened for trading. It is the brainchild of Jesse Powell, the CEO of San Francisco-based company Payward. Kraken has been designed to bring digital currency traders some of the same features enjoyed by forex traders such as stop orders and margin trading. The graduation from beta status was announced on the bitcoin forum. It was also announced that several features in the original beta version would not be graduated to the live version for another month: margin trading and the ability....


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