Coinbase just released a new trading platform for retail and institutional crypto investors called Coinbase Pro giving direct access for to institutions. Coinbase also Acquired Paradex allowing you to trade 100’s of tokens in your own wallet currently its available for international clients but not available for the US as of yet. These tokens will be exchanged on a bulletin board, not an exchange.
Coinbase has been reaching out to regulators and they have been contacting Coinbase as well, but still not regulatory clarity as of yet. Coinbase needs clarity to know if crypto is a security or a utility to be able to add additional assets to there platform. Becuase Coinbase ease of use and the most trusted company that is why they have not added additional assets until their regulators have provided clarity on this asset class.