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Youhodler Multihodl: 365 % Zins pro Jahr?

YouHodler Multihodl Bärenmarkt und Kryptowinter plagen die Gemüter der Bitcoin-Enthusiasten. Doch damit ist jetzt Schluss, (*) denn der Bitcoin-Service Youhodler brachte soeben ein Produkt auf den Markt, womit sich 140 – 365 Prozent Zins verdienen lässt — pro Jahr! Rendite kommt allerdings nie ohne Risiko. Und gerade ein derartiges Produkt ist natürlich auch mit Risiken verbunden. Aber wie funktioniert das? 365 % Zins, das ist ein ganzes Prozent...

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Risk-Aversive Bets Reigned Amid Terra’s Notorious Plunge (Report)

Crypto exchange Bybit collaborated with blockchain analytics platform Nansen to publish another monthly report on the state of the crypto industry. It focused on the broader market condition, DeFi activities, and NFT markets. The paper regarded Terra’s notorious collapse as fundamentally destructive to the nascent crypto community but beneficial to other Layer-one competitors since they have attracted the outflow capital derived from the fallen community. Investors Adopting a...

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Solana-based DeFi Land Launches its First Play-to-Earn Game

DeFi Land, a multi-chain agriculture simulation gaming project built on the Solana blockchain, has unveiled its first play-to-earn game created to gamify all aspects of decentralized finance (DeFi). DeFi Land Launches New P2E Game As per the press release shared with CryptoPotato, the game, scheduled to go live on May 18th at 8 PM UTC, will allow players to fish, shoot, farm, drive harvesters, carter for pets and do lots more. In return, players will earn DFL and GOLDY, the...

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DeFi Lending Sector Sees Investor Exodus Amid Market Meltdown

Industry analytics firm DappRadar has just released a report on the situation, and it doesn’t look pretty. On May 13, the firm reported that DeFi’s total value locked (TVL) is down more than 40% over the past seven days. It stated that the slump had been caused by investors flipping tokens into stablecoins in preparation to cash out into fiat. However, the massive slump in token prices would also have impacted TVL, a dollar-based figure. At the time of writing, DappRadar was...

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97% of Crypto Hacks Were Against DeFi Projects: Report

Blockchain analyst firm Chainalysis published a new report focused on the illicit activities occurring on blockchains, noting that DeFi protocols are the most popular target hackers tend to go after and that money laundering in the space has risen in the past two years. DeFi as Hackers’ Primary Target Since the DeFi Boom occurred in the summer of 2020, illicit DeFi transactions have risen steadily. Money laundering and DeFi hacking have been the two major criminal activities...

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Fortress Protocol Hacked for $3 Million, Drained of All Funds

Fortress Protocol – an algorithmic money market and defi lending protocol – has been drained of all funds following an oracle manipulation attack. The stolen crypto has since been bridged from Binance Smart Chain to Ethereum and mixed using the privacy protocol Tornado Cash. Buying Out the Protocol Blockchain security firm CertiK shared information about the hack with CryptoPotato on Monday. It began with the hacker using ETH to purchase a substantial amount of FTS – the...

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What is Balancer Protocol? Everything You Need to Know

Balancer is one of the most popular automated market makers (AMMs) and decentralized exchanges on the Ethereum network. It allows users to instantly swap tokens and earn fees when they provide liquidity to different pools. Balancer competes with other platforms such as ERC20-based Uniswap and SushiSwap. It has its advantages and disadvantages. The following aims to answer questions regarding Balancer, examine core features, customer support, security guarantees, and so...

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Clearpool and Jane Street Launched a Permissioned Pool Focusing on KYC Compliance

After launching five Permissionless Pools, Clearpool established its first-ever permissioned pool that allows institutional lenders to earn yields up to 15% by staking USDC. The project partnered with Jane Street Capital – a global proprietary trading company aiming to enter the cryptocurrency industry. Permission Pool Decentralized capital markets provider Clearpool launched a permissioned pool on Tuesday, enabling borrowers with higher Know-Your-Customers (KYC) requirements...

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15% of Tornado Deposits Are From Ronin Exploiter: Data

The exploiter behind Ronin’s massive $625 million bridge attack has managed to move thousands of ETH to privacy tool Tornado Cash. A month after, what many consider the largest exploit in DeFi history, on-chain data shows that 15% of Tornado deposits are from the Ronin attacker. This was revealed by Alex Svanevik, CEO of the blockchain analytics platform Nansen. 15% of Tornado deposits are from the Ronin exploiter pic.twitter.com/yYsisOzJvu — Alex Svanevik🐧 (@ASvanevik)...

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American Investors Led in Realized Crypto Gains in 2021: Report

2021 was a wild year for the crypto market, with major assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum hitting new all-time highs and attracting an unprecedented amount of institutional investment. Throughout the entire year, investors worldwide took a total profit of $162.7 billion in cryptocurrencies, a fivefold increase from just $32.5 billion in 2020. America-based investors led by a considerable margin at an estimated $47.0 billion gains ahead of investors from any other country....

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