If you're in the U.S then you've likely had a hard time finding an exchange that has good liquidity and interface to leverage trade crypto on that doesn't involve having to use a sketchy VPS or non-KYC account, knowing their terms of service clearly state U.S residents not allowed to participate on the platform.
It may be time to check out BitGet Exchange. BitGet may just be your solution to leverage trade crypto as a U.S resident more securely if you don't qualify to do so on Kraken or FTX US with gobs of money (and pay those hefty fees).
We know that both Coinbase and FTX are working in the direction of acquiring and improving margin/leverage trading platforms for crypto so it's only a matter of time til we get some more secure options in the U.S., and Kraken is likely working on a solution as well. However, it isn't unreasonable to think that they will all have high fees compared to the industry norm outside the U.S. BitGet may just be the right solution though as it has low fees and more derivatives trading volume than FTX, Kucoin, Bybit and Phemex!
If you haven't heard of BitGet then check out my video [HERE] for a review and tutorial.