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FTX.US, a cryptocurrency trading platform, is a subsidiary of [[FTX]].  
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FTX.US, a cryptocurrency trading platform, is a subsidiary of [[FTX]]. FTX is a Hong Kong cryptocurrency derivatives platform. 
  
The company established West Realm Shires to do business as FTX.US. West Realm shires is a money services business registrant with [[FinCEN]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.fincen.gov/msb-registrant-search|name=MSB Registrant Search|org=FinCEN|date=April 28, 2020}}</ref> Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of the parent company, said in late April 2020 that FTX.US would be a trading platform for cryptocurrencies. Launch of the platform was planned for May 2020.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/63137/ftx-us-spot-crypto-exchange-may|name=FTX is planning to launch a U.S.-based spot crypto exchange in May|org=The Block Crypto|date=April 28, 2020}}</ref>
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The company established West Realm Shires to do business as FTX.US. West Realm shires is a money services business registrant with [[FinCEN]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.fincen.gov/msb-registrant-search|name=MSB Registrant Search|org=FinCEN|date=April 28, 2020}}</ref>  
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Trading launched on the platform on May 22, 2020. FTX and FTX.US CEO Sam Bankman Fried told The Block Crypto, "“I think U.S. crypto customers have been under-served for a while, and I'm excited to try to push the industry forward,”<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/66157/ftx-us-goes-live-ceo-says-the-crypto-exchange-has-tons-of-liquidity-to-offer|name=FTX.US goes live, CEO says the crypto exchange has 'tons of liquidity' to offer|org=The Block Crypto|date=May 22, 2020}}</ref>  
 
        
 
        
FTX.US offers BTC, LTC, ETH, BCH, PAXG and USDT.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://help.ftx.us/hc/en-us/articles/360043578413-About-FTX-US|name=About FTX.US|org=FTX.US|date=May 3, 2020}}</ref>  
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FTX.US offers BTC, LTC, ETH, BCH, PAXG and USDT. According to the FTX.US website, the exchange offers 10% margins on its spot trades. Despite having separate order books from its parent, FTX.US claims, "We have a history of providing market-leading liquidity--from some of the industry's top market makers to the most liquid futures order books. Because of this FTX.US has had industry-leading order-books from day one."<ref>{{cite web|url=https://help.ftx.us/hc/en-us/articles/360043578413-About-FTX-US|name=About FTX.US|org=FTX.US|date=May 3, 2020}}</ref>  
 
 
 
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Revision as of 10:15, 22 May 2020

FTX
FTX US.jpeg
Founded 2020
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Key People Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder and CEO; Gary Want, CTO and Founder; Dan Friedberg, CCO
Products Cryptocurrency trading platform
Twitter @FTX_US
Website FTX.US Exchange Home

FTX.US, a cryptocurrency trading platform, is a subsidiary of FTX. FTX is a Hong Kong cryptocurrency derivatives platform.

The company established West Realm Shires to do business as FTX.US. West Realm shires is a money services business registrant with FinCEN.[1]

Trading launched on the platform on May 22, 2020. FTX and FTX.US CEO Sam Bankman Fried told The Block Crypto, "“I think U.S. crypto customers have been under-served for a while, and I'm excited to try to push the industry forward,”[2]

FTX.US offers BTC, LTC, ETH, BCH, PAXG and USDT. According to the FTX.US website, the exchange offers 10% margins on its spot trades. Despite having separate order books from its parent, FTX.US claims, "We have a history of providing market-leading liquidity--from some of the industry's top market makers to the most liquid futures order books. Because of this FTX.US has had industry-leading order-books from day one."[3]

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