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Crypto Markets Shed $10 Billion in Hours as Bitcoin Loses $400 (Market Watch)

After a sharp price jump towards $13,650 intraday, Bitcoin has retraced and trades around $13,200. The alternative coins continue to bleed out, and the total market capitalization has dropped below $390 billion. Bitcoin To $13,650 And Back On ECB Stimulus News Following the latest 2020 high, Bitcoin got rejected and lost nearly $1,000 of value in hours a few days ago. Since then, the asset has been struggling with the $13,000 level. After another dip below it, BTC went on a...

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What Is Yield Farming? DeFi’s Hottest Trend Explained

Yield farming is a popular topic in the DeFi space for some time now. We know you may have many questions regarding yield farming – What is it? Why is it generating so much buzz?Let’s start with a simple statistic. In 2020, the DeFi space is so far growing at a rate of 150% in terms of total value locked (TVL) in dollars. In comparison, the crypto market capitalization has so far grown at a rate of only 37%.Many experts give credit to yield farming for the astounding growth of the DeFi space...

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Report: DeFi is Majorly Responsible for Ethereum’s $8 Million Gas Fee Spike

As per the latest statistics, around $8 million was paid as fees to conduct transactions on the Ethereum network. That works out to be approximately 18,300 ETH. What is driving this humongous spike in gas fees? Research shows that it is due to the booming ‘yield farming’ craze.Gas Fees Tops $8 Million Led By Massive Transaction DemandAs per data from Glassnode, transaction fees paid on the Ethereum network topped $8 million recently (read August 13, 2020).This is a new all-time high level for...

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YAM Finance Announces Protocol Migration Plan: Will This Save The Crashing Project?

With YAM Financial’s token value almost at zero, the team behind the project has proposed a two-phase migration plan that could see an audited version.Two-Step Migration Process for YAMIn a Medium blog post on Friday (August 14, 2020), the YAM Finance team announced plans for a planned migration to a new protocol called YAM 2.0. According to the team, the migration will be implemented if there is enough support from the community.The migration planned follows from a failure of the YAM...

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Is 2017 Here Again? Hype Led By YAM Seeing DeFi Tokens Skyrocket

The DeFi space continues to amaze as there’s something unbelievable happening almost every other day.YAM – a cryptocurrency created less than a day ago with absolutely no economic value at launch, is currently trading at over $150.And that’s not even the part that’s hard to grasp. In less than 24 hours, the cryptocurrency community has locked $500 million in DeFi protocols to farm YAM. This led to a market-wide increase as all of the supported protocols see their native tokens skyrocket.YAM...

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What is Uniswap In Simple Words?

You may have heard of Uniswap has been a frequently debated topic among the DeFi space. Originally, Hayden Adams created the Uniswap protocol as he was inspired by Vitalik Buterin’s post about the market maker equation X * Y = K.Hayden took a practical approach to the equation and created Uniswap, a protocol for automated liquidity provisioning.This guide will help you understand the following concepts:What is Uniswap?How does automated liquidity provisioning work using X * Y = K...

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DeFi Tokens Defying Market Dump on YAM Farming Frenzy

The big boys on crypto markets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP may be slumping today, but DeFi tokens are still on fire. Five of the top six performing tokens in the top one hundred are related to DeFi, and there is a good reason for that.Enter the YamA new yield farming opportunity called Yam Finance has been launched promising huge returns and a revolutionary and fair financial farming ecosystem. Since it launched late on Tuesday, August 11, yield farmers have been loading up on DeFi...

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Bitcoin Welcomes $12,000 As Market Cap Gains $9 Billion Today

Bitcoin is heading upwards again with another attempt to conquer the $12,000 mark. The altcoin market is also very volatile as Chainlink painted another all-time high.Bitcoin Tries $12KAfter the mostly calm weekend, Bitcoin decided to act and aimed at a familiar target. The primary cryptocurrency went from yesterday’s low at $11,550 to $11,750 in a few hourly candles before surging to $12,050.It has retraced slightly since then and is currently hovering just below the $12,000 mark. So far,...

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DeFi Protocol Compound Touches $1 Billion in Cryptocurrency Loans

Ethereum-based cryptocurrency lending system, Compound (COMP), is on the verge of touching the $1 billion mark in crypto loans. This comes amidst total USD funds locked in Defi surpassing $2 billion.DeFi’s Most Popular Lending Token Hits the Billion Dollar MarkAccording to the official Compound website, the total valuation of borrowed crypto assets under the Ethereum based lending protocol has just hit the $1 billion-dollar mark.Compound’s most popular lending and borrowing token is DAI....

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Bitcoin Dominance Records Yearly Low: A Critical Point as DeFi Drives The 2020 Alt-Season

Bitcoin prices followed stock markets down on Friday, sliding to an intraday low of $9,050; however, the primary cryptocurrency was able to recover in order to reclaim $9,300 over the past day but failed to break resistance there, sliding again to around $9,200 during most of Saturday.BTC/USD, Bitstamp. Source: TradingViewThe move has kept BTC within its range-bound channel as the consolidation, which began in early May, resumes. Trading volumes and volatility is dwindling, which could signal...

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