Ether On Exchanges Plummets To 4-Year Low Ahead Of The Merge
Ether held on exchanges has dropped 40% in the past year to 19M ETH.
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Jam Session #8: DEXs
We’re chatting with the founders of today’s top AMMs about one of the core infrastructure pieces making up decentralized finance.
dYdX Drops Over $1B to Past Users in Airdrop
Margin trading protocol dYdX launched its native token with one of the largest distributions in decentralized finance. dYdX dropped 7.5% of its initial billion-strong token supply on Sept 8. At the current price of $11.12, those 75M tokens are worth more than $800M. At one point the airdropped tokens’ value eclipsed $1B. That’s up there…
Paradigm Team Outline Efficient AMM Design for Large Trades
Paradigm research partners Dave White, Dan Robinson and Uniswap founder Hayden Adams have cooked up another trading protocol. The decentralized exchange, called TWAMM, which stands for time-weighted average market maker, aims to help traders execute large orders, quickly, at low gas prices and without negatively affecting price. In traditional finance, traders will often employ brokers…
ETH Staking Service Lido Aims To Go Fully Decentralized
The Ethereum staking-as-a-service company Lido is aiming to go fully decentralized. The project has implemented a skeleton upgradable smart contract for making new withdrawals and new deposits fully non-custodial. The project is still seeking an optimal solution to become a trustless node operator. Lido offers users the ability to stake ETH, which will be utilized…
Are the Bulls Back? Crypto Markets Whipsawed With Amazon News
Crypto markets were showing impressive strength to start the week, on track for a sixth straight day of gains –– until news headlined caused prices to trip mid-run. Bitcoin shot up to as high as $40,300 and Ethereum was trading above $2,400 on Tuesday. The DeFiPulse Index (DPI), a market capitalization-weighted index which consists of…