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Impermanent Loss In DeFi — The Risks Involved In Providing Liquidity

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The impermanent loss also called divergent loss, is the difference between when you are holding tokens in an AMM (Automated Market Maker) Liquidity Pool and just simply holding them (i.e. HODLing) on the blockchain. When tokens are provided for...
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Why Fintech Industry Needs To Leverage Blockchain – 6 Uses Cases of Blockchain

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Blockchain is considered to be a revolutionary technology known for a decentralized database. Ever since it was introduced as the backing power behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency, it continued to be popular, and over a...
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Blockchain Will Transform the Way Banking Apps Work

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Every industry nowadays is propelled by the massive adoption of new technologies and digitization. It gives us the perfect picture of how the convergence of these new-age tools and technologies can make work seamless...
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A Global Channel for Digital Securities

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Tokenized securities were a disaster in 2018. Investors didn’t want them, regulators didn’t like them, and issuers used them to offer scammy small-caps. All of those things need to change before we can use...
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DeFi Is Booming, But There Are Caveats To This Killer DApp

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Cryptocurrency may have found a killer DApp, in DeFi (Decentralized Finance). It has opened up the cryptocurrency space with a total valuation locked at $8.11B in early September 2020, with a high of $9.605B (source: DeFi...
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Confessions — I Absolutely Don’t Love Bitcoin

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And neither should you It's true, I have written several articles on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies which will likely moon in the next year or so. If you haven’t read my articles before, you should understand...
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The Perfect Crypto Trading Strategy

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Bold? You get to decide, not financial advice. If you've been in the trading game for a while, you may have heard of "pivot points" and "VWAP." The former sounds like the title for an...
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We’re In For a Wild Ride

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DDI Crypto Newsletter | Week of August 26 | With Alpha Trades We're In For a Wild Ride It's a prolonged Alt Season, as in everyone's looking for an alternative to Dollars and stonks. Banks, governments, and...
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Blockchain Voting and The American Elections

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In less than 70 days, the world's oldest democracy will be facing its biggest showdown in an unprecedented way and at extraordinary times. Organizing an event as massive as the federal elections during these...
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Crypto Rollercoaster — Trouble on the ETH2.0 Testnet, Volatile Markets, The Fed Talks CBDCs

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DDI Crypto Newsletter | Week of August 20 | With Alpha Trades Is it just me, or are things getting bullish out there? From Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy pumping his favorite altcoins to governments around the world taking...
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Capital Markets Governance 101

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Front, middle, back? Are we in some sort of public transportation? Since Lehman’s failure more than 10 years have lapsed, during which all compartments of capital markets operations have been reshaped by regulators. But what...
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AI, blockchain and smart contracts: why we all need to embrace innovation

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As we march towards an unknown future, there appears to be a swift change coming. A technological transformation of the way businesses and citizens go about their daily activities. AI, blockchain, robotics, and automation are a...
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Analyzing high interest rates on borrows in DeFi protocol

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Looking into blockchain data to know how a DeFi protocol can have more than 100% of interest for borrow assets We have recently seen that the interest rate to borrow a loan in BAT in...
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Is It Now the Time to Replace the Banks with DeFi?

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DeFi a.k.a. decentralized finance is here to over throne traditional banks, yet the billions of dollars worth institutions are still blind to the new age of finance. What are the services that come to your...
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Why Engaging With Right Crypto Exchange Matters

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Cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoins, have shown tremendous growth so far when compared to gold and the U.S.Dollar. In June 2020, the price of bitcoin has increased by 27.8% year-on-year, while gold and the U.S.dollar have...
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Is the Coronavirus pandemic reshaping blockchain and how can the tech help tackle the...

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The current coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected aspects of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Industry events such as crypto conferences have been cancelled and postponed due to the outbreak, resulting in less movement and...
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Is this the time to change the systems that underpin society?

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Be the change that you wish to see in the world ~ Mahatma Gandhi Firstly, I want to thank the The5CsofBusiness, who inspired me to write this article on creating a better world by providing thought-provoking...
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Blockchain Reduces Risk and Costs in Trading Commodities

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This article is the second in a series on exogenous and endogenous assets tracked on the blockchain. For a definition of these topics, as well as a general discussion about distributed ledger technologies (DLTs),...
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Can a Stablecoin Jeopardize the Position of Bitcoin in the Crypto Space?

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Stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency designed primarily to maintain a stable market value. It’s recognizable by the fact that it’s tied to something that has a relatively stable price. It can be related...
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The Future of Blockchain

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It has been almost over a decade since Nakamoto invented the first ever blockchain. At that time, he did not explicitly mention blockchain, but the concept was about peer to peer electronic transactions of...