The source of Coinbase’s prosperity is obvious: it makes money by charging .25% to 1% fees on all transactions. The size of the revenues indicates a massive increase in Coinbase’s transaction volume; probably generated by the media interest in high cryptocurrency prices.
Coinbase is adding new sources of revenue on a regular basis. Its; wallet now supports four cryptocurrencies; Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Bitcoin (BTC).
Coinbase; which operates the GDAX exchange, now has more than 13 million brokerage accounts more than Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), Recode claimed. Coinbase claims to serve more than 10 million members in 32 countries and exchanged more than $50 billion worth of cryptocurrency.Read more