Tag: compound

Dec 01 2020

Ethereum 2.0: What You Need to Know

Ryan Watkins and Wilson Withiam, senior research analysts at Messari, explain the nuts and bolts of Ethereum 2.0, including how it will transform ETH as an asset and why they believe it will be Ethereum’s most ambitious upgrade yet. Topics include: the different phases of Ethereum 2.0 and the functions they serve...

Nov 27 2020

To Chainlink? That’s the DeFi Question: Exploring the Recent Compound Liquidations

Nov 27 2020 Published at Blockonomi under tags  chainlink compound defi link

On Thursday, November 26th, the price of the Dai stablecoin (ordinarily ~$1 USD) exploded up to $1.30 on Coinbase as traders tried to snag up funds en masse to pay back, and thus keep afloat, their DeFi lending positions. Yet this Dai price spike, combined with an acutely falling ETH price, pushed some Dai positions [...] The post To Chainlink? That's the DeFi...

Nov 26 2020

Compound User Liquidated for $49 Million, Price Oracle Blamed

Nov 26 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis compound liquidation oracles

Compound has seen over $100 million in liquidations in the last 24 hours, according to LoanScan. More than half of the collateral liquidated was in the form...

Nov 12 2020

Yearn Vaults Now Live on Frontier

Frontier recently announced that Yearn vaults are now available on their Frontier mobile interface. The Yearn vaults come with the Yearn yield aggregator which will allow users to manage and track their vault positions easily with the Frontier mobile interface. About Yearn Vaults Yearn vaults are products of yearn.finance. Yearn.finance represents a decentralized ecosystem of aggregators that make use of...

Nov 05 2020

How to Use Compound Finance

Compound Finance is an Ethereum-based, open-source, decentralized protocol that allows the users to lend and borrow cryptocurrencies by locking up their assets in smart contracts. Users can directly lend their assets to the Compound Finance “liquidity pool” from which a borrower can borrow by locking up their assets as collateral. The amount of tokens a user can borrow depends upon the collateral factor....

Oct 29 2020

How To Use the Frontier Wallet

Frontier is a non- custodial, unified wallet that allows the user to keep track, view, and manage their assets and lending positions across DeFi protocols through a single mobile application. It natively supports multiple mobile wallet applications, such as Trust Wallet, MetaMask Mobile, Fortmatic, and Coinbase wallet. Currently, it supports the following protocols:...

Oct 28 2020

Compound Technical Analysis: COMP Awaits Ultimate Liftoff To $125

Compound lifts off from recent lows above $92 to retest $120 before gaining ground to $125. Bulls are fully in control of the trend and likely to push the throttle forward to complete the remaining part of the journey to $125. Compound is one of the most-improved decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens in terms of price The post Compound Technical Analysis: COMP Awaits Ultimate...

Oct 20 2020

How to Use the Digifox Wallet

Digifox was launched by the popular crypto trader and YouTuber, Nicholas Merten, a.k.a DataDash. The platform allows the users to earn interest by investing their cryptocurrencies. The Digifox wallet is a non-custodial smart contract wallet that offers a benefit of both CeFi and DeFi elements. The wallet is available for both iOS...

Sep 15 2020

Andre Cronje of Yearn Finance on YFI and the Fair Launch: ‘I’m Lazy’

Sep 15 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 amm balancer blockchain chainlink

Andre Cronje, the developer of yearn.finance, talks about all things DeFi and the past, present, and future of yEarn. In this episode, he discusses: what Yearn Finance is, and what led him to develop it and eventually open it to the...

Sep 08 2020

Olaf Carlson-Wee: ‘If There Is a Money-Losing Exploit, the Money Is Gone’

Sep 08 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin blockchain compound cosmos

Olaf Carlson-Wee, the founder and CEO of Polychain Capital, goes deep into yield farming, fair launches and how decentralization will upend the traditional notion of the corporation. In this episode, he talks about: when it makes sense for a team to introduce a liquidity mining scheme, and when it doesn't...

Jul 17 2020

The DeFi Runs Ahead of Bitcoin, Stocks, Gold, And Others

The pace of gains in DeFi is crazy. Also known as Decentralized Finance, the DeFi sector is booming in anticipation that it would change the way people look at finance. Instead of a prominent banking corporation sitting in the middle of a borrower and a pile of cash, one has an automated protocol governing the... The post The DeFi Runs Ahead of Bitcoin,...

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