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YFI Holders Have Strong Hands and Bought the Dip

Yearn’s ecosystem has expanded remarkably in the last ten days. In a move first of its kind, Yearn has “merged” with six different DeFi protocols since November 24: Pickle, Cream, PowerPool, Cover, Akropolis and SushiSwap, in that order.  While the conditions of these mergers vary by protocol, most of them are certainly not mergers in …

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Uniswap LPs Prove to be Fickle as UNI Holders Stick Around

Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro IntoTheBlock. On-Chain Impact of the End of UNI Mining Uniswap’s UNI release had major effects on the DeFi space. Just hours after the UNI airdrop, Ethereum hourly fees and gas costs reached a yearly high. Similarly, UNI’s liquidity mining program led Uniswap to become the DeFi protocol with the highest …

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DeFi Rebound Underpinned by Strong Fundamentals

DeFi tokens are rebounding after a slump in October amid increased coronavirus cases and election uncertainty, dragging down most financial assets. All of the major DeFi tokens are up today, enough to erase each of their losses in the past week. 0x’s ZRX and Uniswap’s UNI are the biggest gainers, both up more than 10% …

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Traders Are Eager to Make the LEND to Aave Switch

On-Chain Markets Update by IntoTheBlock DeFi lending protocol Aave started the migration from the LEND utility token to its new AAVE governance token. The migration had originally been proposed in the Aavenomics token economics upgrade paper and was recently approved through governance with 100% of addresses voting “Yae”, or in favor of the proposal. LEND …

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