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US Dollar

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(USD)

3.5% APY

Earn 3.5%* rewards on your US Dollar (USD)

Put your US Dollars (USD) to work with Kraken off-chain staking. Create a Kraken account to earn 3.5% estimated yearly rewards on your USD holdings.

Put your US Dollars (USD) to work with Kraken off-chain staking. Create a Kraken account to earn 3% estimated yearly rewards on your USD holdings.

How to stake USD

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How to stake US Dollars

In just a few steps, you can start staking your USD in the Kraken mobile app or on the web. 

Step 1

Create your free Kraken account

Step 2

Buy or deposit USD

Step 3

Stake your USD to earn 3.5%

Why stake USD with Kraken?

Compounding rewards
Compounding rewards

USD staking rewards are paid out weekly and automatically re-staked

No lock-up periods
No lock-up periods

Instantly stake and unstake your USD anytime

World-class security
World-class security

Your funds remain safe with Kraken, the secure digital asset exchange

With Kraken, it only takes a few minutes to stake US Dollars

Kraken desktop and mobile apps
Kraken desktop and mobile apps

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Up to 21% in
yearly rewards

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FAQ

US Dollar staking FAQ:

  1. Is there a transaction fee to stake my US Dollars?

  2. Do I need to lock up my US Dollars for a period of time when staking on Kraken?

  3. What is the difference between on-chain and off-chain staking?

  4. Can I stake USD using my hardware wallet?

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