Tag: compound

Jan 28 2023

The Chopping Block: Why the Once-Taboo MEV Is Now a Core Part of Ethereum – Ep. 449

Welcome to “The Chopping Block!” – where crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news. This week, Flashbots co-founder Phil Daian joins the show to go deep on what maximal extractable value (MEV) means and how it’s shaping the Ethereum ecosystem. Show highlights: how Phil started working in MEV and why he believes it...

Jan 25 2023

The Chopping Block: Here’s Why Gemini Could End Up Filing for Bankruptcy – Ep. 447

Welcome to “The Chopping Block!” – where crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news. This week, they covered: why the markets were up so much recently how and why Genesis entered into bankruptcy why the hole in DCG's financials are potentially much bigger than previously reported the...

The Chopping Block: Will Genesis Creditors Be Made Whole? – Ep. 447

Welcome to “The Chopping Block!” – where crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news. This week, they covered: why the markets were up so much recently how and why Genesis entered into bankruptcy why the hole in DCG's financials are potentially much bigger than previously reported the...

Nov 22 2022

The Chopping Block on the FTX/Alameda Fallout: If Genesis Goes Bankrupt, How Low Could Crypto Go? – Ep. 424

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news concerning the collapse of FTX. Show topics: the statements of newly appointed CEO John Ray in the first day declaration why Tarun, Robert and Haseeb think SBF is possibly delusional or at least in denial...

The Chopping Block on FTX/Alameda: Is Sam Bankman-Fried ‘Crypto Kanye’? – Ep. 424

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news concerning the collapse of FTX. Show topics: the statements of newly appointed CEO John Ray in the first day declaration why Tarun, Robert and Haseeb think SBF is possibly delusional or at least in denial...

Nov 04 2022

BIG EYES and COMPOUND Are Two Great Crypto Purchase Options to Consider Buying Now

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) tokens have a huge prospect of yielding profit in the coming year. Thus, market analysts have advised you should have them in your portfolio to benefit from the potential boom.

Oct 18 2022

Top 5 DeFi Loan Protocols in 2022

DeFi loan protocols provide crypto loans on a decentralized platform without intermediaries or going through KYC. Lending is one of the key components of DeFi, and DeFi loan protocols provide a far superior choice for passive income generation than the traditional financial sector. What is DeFi? The term "decentralized finance," sometimes known as "DeFi," refers […] The post...

Sep 26 2022

XRP Claims #1 as Investors Expect Favorable Resolution of SEC vs Ripple Legal Saga–Top Coins to Watch for Sep 26–Oct 2

The total cryptocurrency market capitalization is again in a slow but steady decline. The total valuation of all cryptocurrecies in circulation combined accounted for $945 billion at the beginning of this week. However, while the average price change last week was negative several crypto assets defied the market trend and stood out by posting high gains. Best performers of last week were Ripple...

Sep 24 2022

The Chopping Block: Why ETH Dumped So Hard After the Merge – Ep. 400

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. Show topics: Why the ETH price slumped after the Merge even though it was successful Whether the BTC security model is flawed and why Robert thinks Bitcoin will change Why Tarun thinks Bitcoin won’t change...

Sep 14 2022

The Chopping Block: ETHPoW Is ‘a Terrible Way to Fork the Blockchain’ – Ep. 396

Sep 14 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 ava labs avalanche bat coinbase

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. In this episode, Emin Gün Sirer, the emperor of Avalanche, also joined the conversation Show topics: Gün’s take on the Ava...

Aug 31 2022

Compound discovers bug in new update, freezes cETH market

Aug 31 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  compound defi ethereum openzeppelin

DeFi protocol Compound (COMP) discovered a bug in governance proposal 117 designed to upgrade its price feeds, forcing it to temporarily freeze the Compound ETH (cETH) market. An hour ago, Proposal 117 was executed, which updated the price feed that Compound v2 uses. This price feed, while audited by...

Aug 11 2022

The Chopping Block: How to Manage MakerDAO, With Hasu and Rune – Ep.383

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Robert Leshner chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. In this episode, Hasu, the gourmand of governance and Rune Christensen, chief mischief maker at MKR, discuss how to manage a DAO, their respective visions for MakerDAO, and much more....

Jul 31 2022

The Chopping Block: A Network State in 10 Years? Balaji Srinivasan Says Yes – Ep. 379

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. In this episode, Balaji Srinivasan discusses his latest book, “The Network State, how different digital tools like crypto will help empower network states, and analyzes how crypto fits into the current political environment....

Jul 14 2022

The Chopping Block: Anatoly Yakovenko on Why Solana Is Building the SAGA Phone – Ep. 373

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. In this episode, Anatoly Yakovenko, Tsar of Solana, joins the show to discuss the use cases of Solana, whether it’s actually a blockchain, how Solana scales, and much more! Show topics: What Anatoly thinks of Andre Conje’s...

Jul 11 2022

Celsius Continues Paying Off Its Debts, Sends 20M USDC to DeFi Protocol Aave

Celsius (CEL), a struggling cryptocurrency lending platform, has paid off 20 million USDC debt to decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Aave (AAVE). Recall that Celsius paused withdrawals last month to protect itself from potential bankruptcy stemming from the broader cryptocurrency downturn and the drastic increase in user withdrawals.

Jun 21 2022

Compound, Aave, Synthetix Lead Ethereum DeFi Revival

Jun 21 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  aave compound defi markets

Compound and Aave have nearly doubled in market value over the last four days, reaching critical areas of resistance. Ethereum DeFi Tokens Post Gains Compound, Aave, and Synthetix are soaring....

Jun 20 2022

Celsius Repays $10M DAI to Compound

Jun 20 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  celsius compound lending maker news

Celsius made a significant payment to Compound today as it transferred $10 million of DAI to the latter service. Celsius Pays Back $10 Million Celsius has sent $10 million worth...

Jun 04 2022

De-Leveraging The Eurodollar System In Favor Of Bitcoin

The eurodollar has been an instrument that allowed for massive global credit and leverage. Bitcoin will benefit from the de-leveraging of that failing system.Kane McGukin has 13 years of wealth management experience spanning brokerage and institutional equity sales. He is an independent registered investment advisor. As the calendar neared September 2021, the money printer had...

May 05 2022

The Chopping Block: Did Andre Cronje Pull an Epic Crypto Rug Pull?

May 05 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 bayc nft bored ape compound defi

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, Robert Leshner, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. On this episode, Andre Cronje, the recently retired (sort of) DeFi developer, also joined the conversation. Show topics: why being doxxed led to Andre retiring...

Apr 21 2022

The Chopping Block: How to Improve DeFi and Cross-Chain Bridge Security

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. On this episode, Laura Shin, the host of Unchained and author of The Cryptopians, also joined the conversation. Show topics:...

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