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Wealthsimple Trade for iPhone Gets Two-Factor Authentication

Wealthsimple Trade for iOS has been updated to support two-factor authentication, to further secure user accounts. The Wealthsimple Trade app is a $0 commission stock trading app to buy and sell stocks and ETFs, with no minimums required in your account to get started. The update released yesterday for iPhone now allows two-factor authentication, which means when you sign in, you’ll need both your password and a second verification code, either accessible via SMS or an app authenticator. “Now you can add an extra layer of security to your account with two-factor authentication. Plus, we’ve rolled out some graph improvements to make it easier to measure the performance of your holdings,” explains Wealthsimple. If you already have two-factor enabled for the Wealthsimple account ...
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Wealthsimple Crypto Launches July 12 for Trading Bitcoin and Ethereum

Wealthsimple plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading service called Wealthsimple Crypto on Tuesday, to offer trading of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). “Wealthsimple Crypto is the simplest way to trade Bitcoin and Ethereum — and it’s almost here!”, explains the company in an email to existing customers. The Crypto trading service will be accessible within the Wealthsimple Trade app. Wealthsimple says its crypto product will be offered by “Wealthsimple Digital Assets Inc, a virtual currency dealer money services business authorized by FINTRAC.” Wealthsimple’s FAQ on its crypto product says its “Custodian, Gemini Inc, maintains a commercial criminal insurance policy in an aggregate amount of up to $200,000,000,” against the theft of cryptocurrency resulting from a security br...