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First Mover: Binance’s CZ Doesn’t Even Dispute That DeFi Might Be Inevitable

Big crypto exchanges like Binance, Huobi and OKEx are rushing out DeFi platforms to cash in on the fast-growing industry and stanch user defections......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 16th, 2020

First Mover: Binance’s New DeFi Futures Let Crypto Traders Bet on Decentralization

Binance's new "DeFi Index Futures" show the push by centralized crypto exchanges to cash in on this year's frenzy in so-called decentralized finance......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 26th, 2020

First Mover: Digital Gold Narrative Could Be Bitcoin’s Lone Ace as Ethereum Gains

Bitcoin's "digital gold" narrative looks promising as ever, but the cryptocurrency's dominance is waning as Ethereum rides DeFi fever......»»

Category: forexSource: coindesk18 hr. 29 min. ago

New Binance-Backed DeFi Site Lets You Earn Yield on Bitcoin, Other Non-Ethereum Assets

Kava Labs has launched its first application: a yield-generating decentralized finance (DeFi) platform for bitcoin and other non-Ethereum assets......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2020

First Mover: Uniswap’s Sudden $5B Token Valuation Cements Comeback From ‘Vampire Mining’ Attack

Uniswap's surprise token delivery has given the decentralized exchange a market value of more than $5 billion, instantly making it No. 1 in DeFi......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2020

First Mover: Uniswap’s Sudden $5B Token Valuation Cements Comeback from ‘Vampire Mining’ Attack

Uniswap's surprise token delivery has given the decentralized exchange a market value of more than $5 billion, instantly making it No. 1 in DeFi......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2020

First Mover: Uniswap’s Sudden $5B Token Valuation Cements Comeback from `Vampire Mining’ Attack

Uniswap's surprise token delivery has given the decentralized exchange a market value of more than $5 billion, instantly making it No. 1 in DeFi......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2020

Binance, Huobi, OKEx Have FOMO for DeFi

DeFi FOMO is driving centralized exchanges including Binance, Huobi and OKEx to prepare for a potential new crypto trading landscape where decentralized exchanges dominate......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 15th, 2020

Blockchain Bites: Square’s Patent Posse, Binance’s DeFi Bridge, SushiSwap’s Co-Founder Speaks

Square is pushing back against crypto patent hogs, Binance is doubling down on DeFi and the ECB's Lagarde says Europe is losing the CBDC race......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 11th, 2020

Crypto.com Follows Binance With Launch of Liquid Swap DeFi Product

Crypto.com's new Defi Swap product will provide yet another platform on which users can token swap and yield farm ......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 11th, 2020

First Mover: Ethereum Gets Unplanned Stress Test as DeFi Fever Grows

The Ethereum blockchain's soaring gas prices don't seem to have deterred customers, as DeFi usage grows and tests what the market can bear......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 11th, 2020

Binance’s New Platform Will Connect CeFi and DeFi With $100M Fund

The global cryptocurrency exchange giant is putting up $100 million to support DeFi projects on Binance Smart Chain (BSC)......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 10th, 2020

First Mover: DeFi ‘Vampire’ SushiSwap Sucks $800M from Uniswap; BitMEX Basis Lags

SushiSwap, the "vampire mining" protocol, sucked more than $800 million from rival Uniswap in the latest DeFi mind-bender. PLUS: BitMEX futures distortions......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 10th, 2020

First Mover: Bitcoin Tumbles, Bithumb Reportedly Raided, Uniswap Challenges Coinbase

Bitcoin is down amid negative news from South Korea, but Uniswap has shot to the top of the DeFi rankings......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 2nd, 2020

First Mover: Rookie YFI Token Jumped 8-Fold in August as DeFi Dominated

Yearn.finance's YFI token, which looked like another inside DeFi joke when it launched in July, dominated the August return rankings......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 1st, 2020

First Mover: Binance’s Shrinking Trading Spreads and Bitcoin’s Jackson Hole Fizzle

Traders are getting better fills due to shrinking bid-ask spreads on Binance and other cryptocurrency exchanges. It's a sign of a healthy market......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 28th, 2020

First Mover: Ether Price Swings Make Bitcoin Look Tame as DeFi Speculation Spreads

The success of DeFi on the Ethereum blockchain has brought traders more than just congestion and high transaction fees: Volatility in ether prices......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 25th, 2020

First Mover: Wacky Bitcoin-to-DeFi Crypto Markets Might Be New Home of Capitalism

Cryptocurrency markets from bitcoin to DeFi might be full of rampant speculation, but they also might be keeping the fires of capitalism lit......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 21st, 2020

Tron Loses 23% of Its $4.3B USDT Reserves to DeFi Hotbed Ethereum

A "3rd party" crypto exchange ordered the swap. Signs point to Binance......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 20th, 2020

Binance Launches DeFi Staking With Cryptos Kava and Dai

Users of crypto exchange Binance can now earn interest on Dai and Kava as the exchange's decentralized finance (DeFi) staking platform goes live......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 20th, 2020

Binance-Owned WazirX Announces DeFi Project With Matic

The exchange has opted for Matic instead of Ethereum’s network, which is currently dominating the DeFi space because of "high gas costs.".....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 18th, 2020