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The Tranchess Strategy

The Tranchess Strategy

Fresh on the block, this week for our First Look we are unboxing a brand new tokenized asset management and derivatives trading protocol, Tranchess. Tranches, named after chess pieces… good move. Not built on Ethereum, Solana or Polkadot, this is a Binance smartchain protocol. So let’s check this out and see what it’s all about.

Sushiswap Trident

Sushiswap Trident

Trident was first developed with the core focus of capital efficiency and cryptocurrency volatility protection using powerful, yet intuitive and easy-to-use, tools to provide DeFi with its new protocol standard. Our goal was to reinvent the wheel, without sacrificing user familiarity with Sushi’s newly revamped and consolidated interface.

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DeFi 101: A Visual Guide to Definitions and Data Sources

Insane 1000% returns, tokens named after foods, rugs? We get it, the decentralized finance, or DeFi for short, ecosystem is a whole new world and a complex, and many times anxiety-inducing, one at that. Our very own goofy face of The Defiant YouTube, Robin Schmidt, created a DeFi 101 presentation explaining what this new blockchain-based …

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rates collide

DeFi Rates are Sliding Closer to TradFi Yields

DeFi’s borrowing and lending rates are trending downwards, opening questions of what will happen to open finance if yields converge with those of traditional finance. Borrowing rates for USDC have declined to 2.5% and 3.1% on Compound and Aave, from over 15% three months ago, according to LoanScan. Lending rates have suffered similar compression, with …

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Terra Degen Playing Both Sides of the Anchor Money Market

Terra Degen: Playing Both Sides of the Anchor Money Market

Anchor savings has no minimum deposits, account freezes, or signup requirements – it can be used by anyone in the world with access to the internet. Anchor’s money market is a Compound-inspired lending protocol for lending out deposited Terra stablecoins to borrowers. Anchor sources its deposit yields from bAsset-collateralized loans, where rewards of their bAsset …

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Magic Money the mystical world of Anchor Alchemix and Gyroscope

Magic Money: The Mystical World of Anchor, Alchemix, and Gyroscope

In last week’s episode we ventured into the dark forest where nothing at all was what it seemed and unimaginable horrors lurked round every corner. Well this week we’re labouring the fantasy metaphor yet further with a languid lunge through illusion magic and scarcely credible financial finagling in what critics are already calling the David …

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