How do I view my positions and add cash?
Cash is always deposited into your Coinbase Inc. (CBI) spot account. Cash will automatically be transferred to your Coinbase Financial Markets (CFM) futures account to satisfy margin requirements.
Follow the instructions below to add cash to your CBI spot account.
Sign in to your Coinbase app .
Scroll down and tap your contract to view it.
Tap Make payment to make a payment.
Sign in to Coinbase.com.
Select Portfolio on the left side of the screen.
View your futures positions on this page.
Select USD and Deposit Cash to add cash to your account.
How do I change my payment method?
Linking a new bank account to your CBI spot account may take several days and bank payments take 3-5 days to process. You can use available funds from your USD cash balance.
You can only use a linked bank account or funds from your linked USD cash balance wallet to add cash or cash out.
Learn about adding funds to your USD cash balance.
If you’d like to link a bank account for adding cash or cashing out, you’ll need to first add your bank information and then verify the bank. Depending on your bank, verification can happen within minutes, or it may take several days.
To link a payment method
Go to Payment Methods (web) or select Settings > Payment Methods (mobile)
Select Add a payment method
Select the type of account you want to link
Follow the instructions to complete verification depending on the type of account being linked
Note: Coinbase Inc. does not accept physical checks or checks from bill pay services as a payment method to purchase cryptocurrency or to deposit funds into a user's cash balance. Any such checks received by Coinbase Inc. will be voided and destroyed.
Learn how to add a payment method.
How do I read my Futures statements?
Your Futures Statement will have five main sections:
Financial Summary - A summary of all balance totals including cash, margin requirements, realized profit and loss, unrealized profit and loss, fees, and commissions.
Futures / Options Confirmations - A summary of all trading activity on the statement date, including fees and commissions.
Purchase & Sale - A summary of any offsetting positions and the realized profit or loss.
Itemized Cash and Adjustment Activity - A summary of any cash movements or adjustments into, or out of, the account.
Futures / Options Open Positions - A summary of any open positions currently held on the account and any associated unrealized profit or loss.
Section 1: Financial Summary
This section details all financial information for the Coinbase Financial Markets account. It will include totals for all cash balances, realized and unrealized profit and loss, fees, commissions, margin requirements, any current or aged margin calls, and the overall excess or deficit amount in the account.
Starting Cash - The cash balance carried over from the previous day’s closing balance
Daily Commissions & Fees - Total commissions and fees charged for trading activity
Daily NFA Fees - Total National Futures Association (NFA) fees charged for trading activity
Profit and Loss - Total realized profit or loss on any offsetting positions
Cash Movement - Aggregate cash movement into and out of the account
Closing Balance - The starting cash balance plus all fees, commissions, net profit or loss, and cash movement
Open Trade Equity - Total unrealized profit or loss on any open positions
Total Equity - The closing balance plus open trade equity
Net Option Value - The unrealized profit or loss of any open options contracts (options trading is not supported at this time)
Net Liquidity - Total equity plus net option value
Collateral Market Value - Market value of any non cash collateral pledged to cover initial margin requirements (only USD cash is supported at this time)
Haircut Market Value - Post haircut value of any non-cash collateral pledged to cover initial margin requirements
Initial Margin - The minimum deposit required for all open futures positions
Maintenance Margin - The exchange minimum deposit required, if applicable, for all open futures positions
Margin Excess Deficit - The overall excess or deficit in the account (total equity minus initial margin)
A margin sub-section for aged margin calls is also included. The aged margin days are defined as:
Margin Call Age 1 - The business day the position is opened and the account becomes undermargined (T)
Margin Call Age 2 - The first business day the margin call is issued (T+1)
Margin Call Age 3 - The first business day the margin call is outstanding (T+2)
Margin Call Age 4 - The second business day the margin call is outstanding (T+3)
Margin Call Age 5 - The third business day the margin call is outstanding (T+4)
Margin Call Greater Than 5 - The sum of all margin calls greater than or equal to four business days outstanding
Total Margin Call - The total of all outstanding margin calls
Section 2: Futures / Options Confirmations
This section outlines any and all trades that were executed on the statement date. It will include all relevant trade details including fees and commissions.
Trade Date - Trade date of the transaction
Buy/Sell - The quantity of contracts bought or sold
Delivery/Product - The delivery period and contract description of the product
Trade Price - The price at which the contracts were bought or sold
Ccy - The currency in which the product is denominated
Amount - Any relevant cash postings resulting from the transaction
Commission & Fees - The sum of all commissions and fees charged for the trade
NFA - The National Futures Association assessment fee
Section 3: Purchase and Sale
This section details any offsetting positions that have been closed out and profit or loss realized. It will show the specific buys that have been matched off against sells of the same delivery and product, and the resultant profit or loss will be shown in the amount column on the far right side of this section. All positions are offset using First In First Out (FIFO) methodology.
Section 4: Itemized Cash and Adjustment Activity
This section outlines any cash movement into or out of the account.
Date - The statement date
Type - The type of cash adjustment that was posted (typically either “Cash Paid” or “Cash Received”)
Description - An optional field that can be used to include any additional information with regards to the cash adjustment
Quantity - If the cash adjustment is posted in relation to a specific trade of position, the quantity will be included here
Value Date - The date the cash adjustment was posted (this could either be the same as the statement date or backdated to a date prior)
Ccy - The currency of the cash posting
Amount - The cash amount
Section 5: Futures / Options Open Positions
This section details the open positions held on the account and any unrealized profit or loss of those positions.
The layout is similar to Section 2 (Futures / Options Confirmations) with some exceptions noted below:
Amount - The unrealized profit or loss on an individual position level
Settlement - The settlement price used to calculate the mark-to-market value of each position
FLTD - The last trade date on which the contracts can be traded before they go to delivery