DeFi Tokens

Fei Roils Early Adopters As Stablecoin and Token Tumble After $1.3B Sale

Fei Protocol was one of the most anticipated project launches this year –– an algorithmic stablecoin backed by heavyweights like Andreessen Horowitz and Coinbase Ventures–– and it raised funds accordingly, attracting an eye-popping $1.3B in ether over the weekend. But it’s all spiraled down from there. The high of the sale was immediately tainted by …

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DeFi Quietly Doubled By Most Metrics in Q1

While searches for “NFTs” have outpaced those for “DeFi” by seven to one at the close of 2021’s first quarter, DeFi has quietly doubled or tripled by most key metrics. Deposits in Ethereum-based DeFi more than doubled to $37.7B from $16.6B at the start of the year, according to DeBank, besting 2020s Q4’s 90% increase …

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Index Coop’s Flexible Leverage Index Aims to Help Avoid Liquidations

Leverage is difficult to monitor in DeFi’s current state, but it may have found a friend in a new product called the Flexible Leverage Index (FLI). The ERC-20 token, pronounced “Fly,” created by Index Coop and DeFi Pulse, using Compound and Set Protocol, aims to help token holders manage their leveraged positions.  Managing these positions …

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DeFi Tokens Correct Amid High Speculation

Having been some of the highest-performing assets in 2021, DeFi tokens experienced a sharp correction this week. The aggregate market crap in DeFi governance tokens managed to drop approximately 30% from $41 billion to $28 billion within three days.  As of February 25, 2021 using IntoTheBlock’s DeFi Insights Although the market has recovered significantly over …

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Non-Ethereum Based DeFi Tokens Show Resilience Amid Selloff

Non-Ethereum DeFi tokens are outperforming their Ethereum peers. Of the top 10 best-performing DeFi tokens with over $100M market capitalizations in the past seven days, six are non-Ethereum or cross-chain based and four exist solely on the Ethereum blockchain.  On the flip side, looking at the 10  biggest DeFi losers of the last seven days …

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