Tag: evergreen

Feb 18 2021

How Crypto Transforms Prediction Markets

Betting can be used to predict the future. That's the crazy idea behind prediction markets. Here's how they work and where cryptocurrency fits into the picture.

Feb 17 2021

What Is a Flash Loan?

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi ethereum evergreen explainer explainers

A guide to one of DeFi's most innovative and controversial features.

Feb 16 2021

How Dogecoin Became So Popular

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dogecoin evergreen explainer explainers learn

Mia Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Elon Musk and Gene Simmons are just a handful of celebrities that can't get enough of the dog-themed cryptocurrency.

Feb 11 2021

CME Ethereum Futures, Explained

Ethereum futures are now live on the CME exchange. But what does that mean exactly and how do you trade them?

Feb 10 2021

The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust: What It Is and How It Works

The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust is a traditional financial product that allows institutional investors to gain exposure to bitcoin.

Jan 29 2021

Beyond Coinbase: 8 Other Ways to Buy Bitcoin

Buying bitcoin for the first time? Coinbase isn't the only game in town.

Jan 28 2021

WallStreetBets Reddit Group: What Is It?

Jan 28 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  evergreen explainers gamestop markets reddit

How an army of amateur traders from the WallStreetBets Reddit channel is turning the tables on traditional investors.

Dec 30 2020

What Is Proof-of-Stake?

Proof-of-stake is a method of maintaining integrity in a blockchain, ensuring users of a cryptocurrency can’t mint coins they didn’t earn.

Dec 29 2020

What Are Stablecoins?

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dai diem evergreen explainers learn

A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is tied to an outside asset, such as the U.S. dollar or gold, to stabilize the price.

Dec 22 2020

What Is an Oracle?

An oracle sends data from the outside world to a blockchain so specific data, like temperature, can execute the disbursement of money.

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