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Cover Protocol Slides 40% Following Breakup with Yearn Finance (YFI)

Yearn Finance (YFI) and Cover Protocol (COVER) announced today that the merger process between both, initiated last November, will come to an end. The breakup between both has resulted in a big hit for the price of COVER.Yearn Finance Breaks up With Cover ProtocolIn November 2020, Yearn Finance’s founder and arguably one of the most influential figures in the field of decentralized finance (DeFi) announced that they will join forces with the market coverage provider Cover Protocol.Today,...

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Yearn Finance (YFI) Price Taps $52K On Grayscale Filing News

Yearn Finance, one of DeFi’s landmark projects and also the first coin to truly flip Bitcoin’s price on multiple occasions, managed to surge above $52K earlier today before correcting slightly to where it’s currently trading.Yearn Finance is undoubtedly one of the benchmark projects for the space of decentralized finance (DeFi).YFI, the ecosystem’s native token, was initially supposed to be nothing but a governance token that has absolutely no face value. In fact, Andre Cronje, the creator of...

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DeFi Explosion: Binance DeFi Index Hits ATH as Total Value Locked Eyes $25 Billion

The decentralized finance sector continues to grow with an impressive all-time high of over $24 billion locked. Additionally, the Binance DeFi Composite Index, measuring the performance of numerous DeFi coins, also marked a new ATH today.Binance DeFi Index To New HighsLaunched in August 2020, the DeFi Composite Index tracks and measures the performance of “a basket” of DeFi assets in what the company described as a “standardized way.”“The composite price indices are combinations of different...

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Bitcoin Price Battles for $36K As Market Cap Reclaims $1 Trillion (Market Watch)

BTC’s somewhat adverse weekend ended with the asset bottoming below $34,000, but bitcoin has bounced off since then and topped $36,000. New all-time highs for Binance Coin and Chainlink have helped the market cap to conquer the coveted $1 trillion level again.Bitcoin Tops $36KThe primary cryptocurrency was riding high above $38,000 before the weekend, but the bears didn’t allow any further increases. Just the opposite, they drove BTC’s price south on a few occasions.The asset dipped to...

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Bitcoin Strong At $40K: Will It Be Another Wild Weekend? (Market Watch)

Following another all-time high and a wildly volatile day, bitcoin has retraced slightly and calmed around the $40,000 price mark. Most large-cap alternative coins have also lost some steam, but some lower- and mid-cap ones have skyrocketed in the past 24 hours.Bitcoin Stalls Beneath $40KThe past several days have been quite bullish for the cryptocurrency. After it dipped briefly beneath $28,000 on Monday, bitcoin went on a roll. It reclaimed the $30,000 tag almost immediately and continued...

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Market Watch: The Altcoins Christmas Bloodbath – $40 Billion Evaporated

Bitcoin’s recent rollercoaster continued in the past 24 hours with another $1,000 move before settling around $23,000. However, BTC’s dominance has spiked as the entire altcoin market has bled out, led by Ripple’s continuous drops.Bitcoin’s 24H Wild RideThe past several days have been particularly volatile for the primary cryptocurrency. Just a few days ago, BTC skyrocketed to a new all-time high of $24,300 before getting rejected and dumping by more than $2,000.Bitcoin recovered most losses...

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Market Watch: Bitcoin’s Recovery Fragile as $40 Billion Wiped Off Market in 24 Hours

Bitcoin’s rollercoaster continued in the past 24 hours with a massive $2,000 dump and the subsequent recovery attempt. Most altcoins are covered in red, and the market capitalization has lost $40 billion in a day.Bitcoin’s Wild Ride ContinuesAfter a relatively bullish weekend in which BTC gained some value, the primary cryptocurrency seemed primed for further increases. Initially, bitcoin indeed headed north, resulting in a fresh all-time high of $24,300 (on Bitstamp).However, the bears...

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The Calm After The Storm: Bitcoin At $17K As DeFi Rebounds

Bitcoin has recovered a bit since yesterday’s massive price drop to $16,250. Most alternative coins have also bounced off their most significant dips, and the total market capitalization has recovered over $30 billion in a day.Bitcoin’s Black Friday SaleFollowing weeks of gradual increases that led to BTC coming less than 3% away from its 2017 all-time high, the primary cryptocurrency plummeted yesterday.Bitcoin went from a high of $19,500 down to $16,250 in a matter of hours. In other words,...

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YFI’s Andre Cronje Unveils Multi-Purpose DeFi Protocol Deriswap

Andre Cronje, the brain behind the popular DeFi protocol Yearn Finance and the most expensive cryptocurrency YFI, has unveiled yet another DeFi protocol called Deriswap.Obsessed With Capital EfficiencyThe project focuses on capital efficiency, an aspect of DeFi that Cronje said he is obsessed with. The YFI creator is set to change the current segmented liquidity, which only allows users to choose one of Swaps (Uniswap, Sushiswap, Bancor, etc.), Options (Deribit, Hegic, Opyn, etc.), and Loans...

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Altcoin Season Brewing as Bitcoin Price Stalls and Dominance Takes a Beating (Market Watch)

Bitcoin’s volatility continued over the weekend with a few $1,000 moves taking it from a high of $18,800 to $17,700 and back. The altcoins, however, have kept their recent momentum going and have reduced BTC’s dominance over the market to about 63%.Bitcoin’s Volatile WeekendThe primary cryptocurrency displayed increased signs of volatility during the weekend. It started with charting a fresh yearly high on Saturday at nearly $19,000.After coming just inches away from breaking the 2017...

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