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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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DeFi Hit With Record Liquidations Amid Market Slump

DeFi is in its biggest market rout of the year and borrowers are feeling the pain. Liquidations in decentralized finance spiked to a record $133M in the past day, according to Debank data.  $85.2M, or almost 78% of the liquidations, were on  Compound. $13M, or 12%, has been shared between Aave V1 and Aave V2. …

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Dissecting the Memenomics of Dogecoin

Another week, another wild, Elon Musk-tweet driven, Dogecoin gyration. The latest one has chart arrows pointing down. But beyond what’s behind the most recent swing, let’s look at what’s driving the whole pendulum: hype. Irrational speculative manias have been present as long as there have been markets; they’re a part of human nature. But at …

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