Whether you fancy trying your hand at trading the digital currency for the first time, or want to use it as an easy, cheap and fast method of payment, you’re going to have to buy some bitcoin.
That will likely mean using one of the many online exchange and trading platforms that are vying for your custom. But how much do these companies charge to swap dollars for bitcoin? And how do the various services compare?
CoinDesk looked at seven of the biggest USD bitcoin exchanges/trading platforms to find out just that.