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Billionaire Mark Cuban Commends Defi Economy Dubbing It the ‘Next Great Growth Engine’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On June 13, the billionaire investor and co-host of the television series Shark Tank, Mark Cuban, explained his fascination with decentralized finance (defi) in an editorial published to his blog. Cuban details that many defi organizations are different because they are not corporate entities or based in the United States. He believes …

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Price analysis 6/7: BTC, ETH, BNB, ADA, DOGE, XRP, DOT, UNI, ICP, BCH

United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen defended President Joe Biden’s latest massive spending package while speaking to Bloomberg. Yellen said it would be “a plus” for society even if it resulted in a higher interest rate environment. If rates inch higher, traders will explore the best possible options to hedge their portfolios. While gold is …

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Price analysis 6/4: BTC, ETH, BNB, ADA, DOGE, XRP, DOT, UNI, ICP, BCH

Bloomberg senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone believes Bitcoin (BTC) is more likely to turn up and rally to $100,000 rather than correct to $20,000. In the June edition of the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index report, McGlone said that Bitcoin’s correction had not dented its foundation and it was “stronger, greener and less extended” than in …

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Defi Economy Is Recovering Faster Than Most Crypto Assets After Market Rout

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Decentralized finance (defi) exchanges and tokens are recovering a lot faster than a great number of digital assets that lost more than 40% in value last week. Defi tokens like curve, kyber network, terra, hxro, and more have been seeing double-digit gains. On May 23, the defi economy’s aggregate total-value locked (TVL) …

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Andreessen Horowitz Discusses Raising Third Crypto Fund to $2 Billion, Sources Say

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>In May 2020, back when the crypto economy was still tumultuous from the coronavirus outbreak fears and gloomy global financial outlook, in general, the private venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) revealed the 500 million-dollar “Crypto Fund II.” A report published on May 27 by the tech writer Eric Newcomer indicates that …

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Price analysis 5/31: BTC, ETH, BNB, ADA, XRP, DOGE, DOT, UNI, ICP, BCH

Bitcoin’s (BTC) massive drop in May 2021 is among its worst monthly performances, according to data from Bybt. The decline has divided the crypto community, with long-term investors considering the fall as a buying opportunity while short-term traders are dumping their positions out of fear. Glassnode data suggests that long-term HODLers and miners are using …

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DeFi bucks crypto market correction as Uniswap v3 leads the charge

Decentralized exchange Uniswap successfully launched version 3 of its platform in May — resulting in high trade volumes despite a downturn across the cryptocurrency markets. The latest version of the hugely popular decentralized finance (DeFi) automated market maker (AMM) has quickly attracted a sizable amount of trade volume, seeing it move into the top five …

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Analyst says DeFi and stablecoins held up well as crypto markets imploded

The decentralized finance (DeFi) sector faced its first real challenge during last week’s market sell-off that saw more than $1 trillion wiped from the global cryptocurrency market cap as traders feverishly ran for the safety of stablecoins amid tumbling prices.  Despite rapidly declining token prices, the nascent DeFi sector held its own as decentralized exchanges …

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Defi Economy Lost $20 Billion This Week, Decentralized Exchange Volumes Still Sky High

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>While crypto markets, in general, have been dropping significantly in value, the decentralized finance (defi) economy has shaved more than $21 billion during the last week. Statistics show that the total-value locked (TVL) in defi touched $87 billion on May 11, and since then the aggregate total has slid to $66 billion …

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There’s Close to 300,000 Bitcoin-Pegged Tokens Hosted on ETH and BSC, Value Exceeds $12 Billion

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>For quite some time now cryptocurrency traders have been leveraging bitcoin-based assets tethered to alternative blockchains. Mid-May statistics show there’s more than 299,000 bitcoin, worth over $12.8 billion today, tied to wrapped or synthetic bitcoin projects hosted on Ethereum or the Binance Smart Chain.</strong> Layer 2 and Sidechain Competitors Command $251 Million …

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