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How OKEx’s risk engine prevented cascading liquidations during Bitcoin crash
The huge crypto crash that took place on Sunday could have been much worse if it weren’t for OKEx’s risk engine.
Second Yearn.finance (YFI) copycat enters “death spiral,” plunges 99% in two days
Yearn.finance has quickly become a flagship product of Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) space.
The amount of Ethereum locked in DeFi is up almost 30% in a month
As the price of Ethereum rises, the incentive its holders have to sell it increases.
The crypto community has been buzzing throughout the past couple of weeks as Bitcoin and the aggregated market show signs of life.
The DeFi issue: Korean behind YFI fork “Asuka” leads $60,000 exit scam
The developer behind Asuka, a short-lived fork of DeFi project Yearn Finance (YFI), conducted an exit scam this morning, with sources noting the loot was between the range of $30,000-$60,000.
MCO jumps 36% as Crypto.com’s swap program goes live
Crypto dot com unveiled its MCO swap program on August 3, allowing existing holders to shift their tokens to CRO as the protocol shifts to a unified, singular token system for its mainnet.
Cardano (ADA) price forms strong base at $0.13, but transaction volume concerns investors
Cardano (ADA) – like all other digital assets – saw a notable decline yesterday that came about in tandem with Bitcoin’s plunge from highs of $12,000 to lows of under $11,000.
As most readers are likely aware, Ethereum and Bitcoin faced a flash crash on the evening of August 1.
Economist: Gold shows that Bitcoin could see further upside despite “blowoff top”
Bitcoin bore witness to some intense volatility overnight that rivaled that seen in mid-March.
Bitcoin drops $1,500 in 9 minutes causing $1 billion in longs liquidated
The crypto market is not one for the faint-hearted.
Uniswap does a third of Coinbase volumes while “Tendies” tokens surge
A day in DeFi land is a week in crypto; and even that’s saying something.
Uniswap mania: Crypto investors chase massive gains as hundreds of new tokens surface
Throughout the past few weeks, hordes of retail investors have been lured into the DeFi sector by the massive gains posted by many of the crypto assets residing within this fragment of the crypto industry.
Bitcoin’s network activity is at its highest since 2017 as bulls awaken
Bitcoin just set fresh 2020 highs today, close on the heels of it posting its highest monthly candle seen since mid-December of 2017.
Research firm: Ethereum 2.0 and EIP-1559 will boost ETH’s long-term value proposition
Unlike Bitcoin, Ethereum has not earned the status of being a digital store of value.
Apple gained the same value on Friday as Bitcoin’s entire market cap
While Bitcoin has rallied millions of percent since its launch in 2008, the asset remains relatively small on a macro scale. This much was made clear on Friday, July 31, when the shares of Apple (AAPL) surged on the back of extremely strong revenue numbers.
Dogecoin (DOGE) is now being used by crypto hackers after TikTok boom
Dogecoin’s usecases have seemingly evolved over time.
Bitcoin breaks $11,500 as sentiment metrics show it’s still undervalued
The DeFi-induced bullrun has arguably pushed the crypto market upwards the past week, with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other major cryptocurrencies giving gains of over 10-15 percent to investors.
Coinbase pushes DeFi narrative by considering listing Balancer, Curve, and AMPL
Coinbase has become the latest company to join in on the DeFi craze by announcing potential listing 19 new digital assets on its platform.
Bitcoin’s recent rally past $11,000 for the first time in about a year has been impressive by many standards.
Despite pullback, top Ethereum token Synthetix (SNX) is seeing “heavy accumulation”
Before the craziness of yearn.finance (YFI) and Ampleforth (AMPL), the hottest token in decentralized finance was arguably Synthetix Network Token.
Chainlink (LINK) oracles are now powering dApps on NEAR Protocol
Chainlink’s decentralized oracles have launched on NEAR Protocol, a sharded, developer-friendly, proof-of-stake public blockchain that’s going head to head with Ethereum.
Devs are trying to copy the Ethereum DeFi token that rallied 100,000% in a week
If you’ve been following Ethereum, decentralized finance, or crypto in general over the past week, you likely know of the native coin of yearn.finance, YFI.
Bitcoin, and the crypto market, have finally blossomed after a long two-year-wait.