Following news that broker TD Ameritrade is testing BTC spot-trading, trading platform giant E-Trade is reportedly getting in on the action. According to sources, E-Trade is preparing to support Bitcoin and ETH trading to its 5 million customers.
E-Trade Getting on The Bitcoin Bandwagon
According to Bloomberg, an anonymous source claimed the firm would initially offer just Bitcoin and Ethereum trading. More currencies, however, could join these two in the future. Bitcoin author, Nathaniel Popper, had also tweeted news of the move earlier in the day.
In the wake of TD Ameritrade quietly opening Bitcoin trading for some of its customers, I was just told that eTrade is preparing to begin offering both Bitcoin and Ether trading to its 5 million or so customers and is just finalizing a third party to actually hold the coins.
— Nathaniel Popper (@nathanielpopper) April 26, 2019
According to Popper, E-Trade has only to finalize a custodian service before the finished product is ready for customers. If confirmed, E-Trade would be…