Curve Finance Has a Stablecoin in the Works
Curve is likely to launch an overcollateralized stablecoin.
Do Kwon’s Folly – Dai Was Never Going to Die. Here’s Why
“Dai is a stablecoin implemented as an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain. Designed to maintain 1:1 parity with the US Dollar its value is backed by collateral which is locked up in a smart contract, the Maker collateral vault.”
How to Research Stablecoins | USDC, USDT, BUSD, PAXOS
In the part 1 of 2 series on how to research stablecoins, we take a look at institutionally issued stabelcoins.
DeFi First Looks
Stablecoin Wars, Where Is the Smart Money Going?
After UST’s fall, we are starting to see a shift in preference between stablecoins. In this video we take a look into where the big players are allocating their capital.
Will UST and LUNA Make It Back? Solutions for Terra
It’s Monday, time for a quick take on what’s happened since the apocalyptic events of last week. To recap. UST depegged, Terra’s supposedly blue chip ecosystem death spiraled leading to rampant inflation in the Luna token and catastrophic contagion throughout the entire crypto space.
Worst Week in Crypto Ever?
This week may have been the one of the worst weeks in crypto’s history. The fall of UST/LUNA not only impacted Terra, but also dragged the whole industry down with it. Will this mark the beginning of crypto winter? Only time will tell.
DeFi First Looks
Update: UST & LUNA Crash Harder, 8000 ETH Moved by Azuki?
It’s been less than 24 hours and things have changed, for the worse. UST went as low as 22 cents, Luna goes under 1 dollar, Do Kwon announced a recovery plan, and team Azuki is on the move.
The UST Depeg and Luna Crash + Azuki Founder Confession
“You could listen to influensooors about UST depegging for the 69th time, or you could remember they’re all now poor, and go for a run instead, wyd?” This was Do Kwon’s tweet a day before UST lost its peg down and plummeted to a scarcely believable 60 cents. This is a stablecoin we’re talking about.…
Beginners Guide to Crypto in 2022
Today we’re going back to basics. If you’re keen about crypto and don’t know where to begin, this will be your comprehensive guide to get started.
Near Protocol – Full Guide on Getting Started With and Ref Finance Overview
NEAR is a layer one, sharded, proof-of-stake blockchain built for usability and scalability.
What Are Stablecoins?
This step-by-step guide will walk you through the ins and outs of stablecoins.
CBDC Central Bank Digital Currencies – Complete Guide 2022
Remember when Congress got all hot and bothered about Stablecoins at the end of last year? This was Liz Warren “the most dangerous part of the crypto world. It’s where the scammers and the cheats and the swindlers mix among part-time investors and first-time crypto traders. In DeFi, someone can’t even tell if they’re dealing…
DeFi First Looks
Terra Money + THORChain + Olympus Pro = Vader Protocol
Vader is a Liquidity Protocol anchored by a Native Stablecoin with Slip-Based Fees AMM, IL protection and Synthetics. DAO governed Protocol Owned Liquidity.
Maximum Yield for Stablecoins: Degenbox by Abracadabra Money
Degenbox is a strategic program created by Abracadabra Money to solve the issue of accepting non-interest-bearing tokens. In this tutorial we run through the steps of creating a looping yield mechanism through $UST and $MIM.
Olympus DAO ($OHM) What Is It and Where Is It Going Next? (with JaLa)
In 2021 no DeFi protocol has quite caught the eye like OlympusDAO. Inspiring a devoted following of Ohmies you’ll have seen the (3,3) meme everywhere. Then there were the forks, sooooo soooo many forks. Single-handedly responsible for DeFi2.0 and its promise of Protocol Owned Liquidity it seemed the project’s gamified model of a reserve currency…
DeFi First Looks
Basis Trading Using Perps, Stables and a Whole Lotta Lemma
Lemma uses a market neutral derivatives position to issue a stablecoin and generate sustainable yield
Doomsday Scenarios in DeFi Revolve Around Stablecoins USDC and USDT
Doomsday scenarios in DeFi revolve around the strength of stablecoins such as USDC and USDT.
The US Treasury Is Terrified of Stablecoins
Are you bored of hearing about FATF and regulations? It probably isn’t even on your radar right now. And let’s face it there are a thousand other entry points to this space that are just frankly, a lot more interesting. Thing is though, here at the Defiant we can’t afford to ignore it. For the…
MakerDAO’s Update is a Pure Expression of DeFi 2.0
IntoTheBlock explores how MakerDAO's update will allow it to interact with the secondary market with more control over DAI.
Governance of DeFi Giant Curve in Flux as Smaller Convex Exerts Control
Curve's symbiotic relationship with Convex is the focus of a new governance proposal that zeroes in on an unusual rule.
Shell Protocol Jumps into 'Concentrated Liquidity' Just Like Uniswap and Curve
When decentralized exchanges started to take off in 2019, the designs were very simple, but simplicity in these marketplaces might soon be a distant memory. The most successful category of decentralized exchanges are the automated market makers (AMMs), such as Uniswap and Curve. The Cowri Labs team, builders of the Shell Protocol, a small AMM…
The Return to Terra (LUNA), Summer 2021 Update
It’s hard to believe that this channel is barely a year old and here we are with 227 videos uploaded and a ton of data to work with. We’ve covered so many different topics and NFTs are clearly a favourite but of all the L1s we’ve looked at there’s one in particular that just floats…
Fantom's Liquidity Mining Program Almost Doubled TVL in Three Days
Fantom’s liquidity mining program is once more showcasing the power incentives can have in markets as total value locked in the smart contract chain’s DeFi projects has nearly doubled in the three days since offering token rewards. TVL on Fantom soared by 80% to $990M from $547M on Aug. 29, the day before the liquidity…
DeFi First Looks
BasketDAO's Brand New BMI Stablecoin Product Aims to Revolutionise Treasury Management
BMI is an index of stablecoin yield farms from BasketDAO. It's automatically rebalanced monthly to ensure that yields are high and risk is diversified.
Live: DeFi 101
Join us for our first ever livestream – Defiant Weekly is our friday deep dive show and where the video department first began. In this special episode we’re going back to basics and doing a live version of Robin’s now infamous Consensus presentation. We’ll cover the basics of DeFi from LP’s to Collateralized debt positions…