Poloniex is one of the most popular exchanges in the world. It provides the highest trading volumes for most altcoins, which can be exchanged for Bitcoins.
The exchange was founded by Tristan d'Agosta in January 2014. Many of Poloniex employees still remain anonymous, probably because digital currencies are still in the shadow business sector and they do not have a license to provide exchange services in the United States. The company is based in San Francisco, California. Initially, the exchange was oriented to the United States market, but the popularity and large volumes of trades attracted altcoin traders from all over the world.
In November 2014, after registering the exchange, ALS FX company opened its customers the access to trading on the Poloniex crypto currency exchange.
Bittrex is a United States currency exchanger, launched in 2015. Hundreds of currency pairs are available for exchange on the service, including Bitcoins and other crypto-currencies. This new generation exchange platform is based on data protection and trust.
In order to expand its trading opportunities on the crypto exchange in October 2015, ALS FX and Bittrex entered into a cooperation agreement.
The Bittrex platform was created by real professionals. The main goal of the service is to win the trust of customers. With the help of Bittrex, you can quickly and safely exchange currencies.
The main advantages of this platform:
- Security. Bittrex uses the most reliable and secure access systems known to the date. For this end, a multi-level storage system is used, which ensures that at least 90% of your funds are in a safe place, disconnected from the network. In order to withdraw funds or use the application programming interface, you will have to pass a two-factor authentication procedure.
- The structure of the platform was developed in order to meet the needs of users. Bittrex uses cloud servers, so all operations are carried out as quickly as possible.
Bitfinex Is the largest and most developed platform for trading bitcoins. Bitfinex allows you to trade by getting funds from a peer-to-peer platform. Liquidity providers can earn on providing collateral to traders who want to trade with leverage. Bitfinex is registered in Hong Kong and is one of the world's top three leaders in terms of the volume of operations.
In January 2013, after the opening of the office in Japan, ALS FX gave its customers the opportunity to trade at the Bitfinex platform.
The peculiarity of the Bitfinex exchange is that the possibility of margin trading is implemented there. The users of the web-site act in the role of investors, that is, providers of liquidity, they lend the crypto currency to traders. The commission for the use of funds is an income item.
CME Group (the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group) is the largest North American financial derivatives market, built by combining the leading stock exchanges in Chicago and New York. The group was formed in 2007, through the merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Chamber of Commerce. The headquarters of the organization is located in the center of Chicago (Chicago Loop). Currently, the group includes: the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the Chicago Chamber of Commerce, the New York Mercantile Exchange. Trade is carried out both on the traditional platforms of the above exchanges, and online. The group owns the Dow Jones index and a number of financial indexes. Trade is carried out by futures and options, based on interest rates, indices, shares, foreign exchange, energy resources, agricultural commodities, metals, weather indices and real estate.
Goldman Sachs Group
Goldman Sachs is one of the world's largest investment banks, a financial conglomerate, known in the circle of financiers as "The Firm", engaged in investment banking, securities trading, investment management and other financial services, primarily with institutional clients. Since September 20, 2013 it has been included in the Dow Jones industrial index.
The bank was founded in 1869, the headquarters are located in New York, in Lower Manhattan. Lloyd Blankfein is the Chairman of the Board of Directors (since June 2006).
JPMorgan Chase is a US financial holding. Historically, this is a financial conglomerate formed as a result of the merger of several large US banks. The head office of the bank is located in Manhattan, New York.
The amount of depositary assets is $ 22.1 trillion, the size of assets under administration is $ 4.1 trillion and the size of assets under management is $ 2 trillion as at June 30, 2017.
In 2000, JPMorgan Chase & Co. appeared as a result of the merger of Chase Manhattan Bank and J.P. Morgan & Co. In 2004, this conglomerate was swallowed up by another bank, Bank One Corporation, which in turn was formed in 1998 with the merger of Banc One and First Chicago NBD. In 2008, the investment bank Bear Stearns joined (in 2007 it was the 5th largest in the USA) and a part of the Washington Mutual branch network was purchased.
In 2004, JPMorgan Chase formed a joint company with the British brokerage firm Cazenove, which was named J.P. Morgan Cazenove. In 2010, the American conglomerate bought out the rest of the British company.