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Spread seems high.

If you compare to Forex brokerages, yes. But consider the volatility of BTCUSD, you can make profits despite the high spreads.

Usually BTCUSD can fluctuate 5% - 20% everyday, and the spread is only about 0.5% - 2% (one side).

And just to save other finance amateurs (like me) some time: the "spread" is the difference between the buying and selling price

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