Day: June 9, 2021

Stablecoins Prove Their Worth During Crypto’s Slide

If a long bear market is truly beginning in cryptocurrencies, then be thankful for stablecoins. With the Defi Pulse Index (DPI) down 40% on the month and the overall crypto market losing a third of its market value, the stablecoin supply has continued to march upward. Stablecoin supply grew 21% in the last 30 days …

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Not All DEXs are Created Equal: Here’s the Math

Upshot: Uniswap and PancakeSwap have become household names in decentralized exchanges but a new crop of platforms are coming online with the promise of lower fees and more pricing transparency. With gas prices making headlines throughout the first half of 2021, it’s worth taking a deeper dive into what your options are when trading across …

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El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin But a Stablecoin May Have Worked Better

Ever since El Salvador’s president Nayib Bukele activated his laser eyes and made Bitcoin the nation’s legal tender this week, crypto communities have been gushing about this latest milestone. But in his bid to provide his citizens with more financial freedom, did Bukele pick the wrong token?   Stablecoins — cryptocurrencies that peg their value to …

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Holaswap Enters Murky Waters After Challenging Uniswap License

DeFi’s most well-known proprietary license is getting put to the test. A new project, Holaswap, has forked Uniswap’s V3, despite a license theoretically protecting decentralized exchange’s code from use in production settings. It’s the first major test of Uniswap’s license.  The team deployed it to protect their code and encourage the Uniswap community “to be …

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