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Bitcoin and Ether Prices Stagnate as Traders Take Wait-and-See Approach
The March 12 crash is still fresh in crypto traders’ and fund managers’ minds, leaving some to think no trading decisions are the best decisions for now.
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For DeFi’s Sake, Maker Should Take Blame for Black Thursday Losses
While the system did not technically malfunction, a confluence of factors enabled a few opportunists to win the collateral auctions despite placing extremely low bids.
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MakerDAO Adds USDC as DeFi Collateral Following 'Black Thursday' Chaos
MakerDAO has added a third asset to its decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, USD Coin (USDC), in response to the system’s flagship stablecoin, dai, continuing to float above its dollar peg.
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MakerDAO's Problems Are a Textbook Case of Governance Failure
MakerDAO could have planned for its "Black Swan" event last week.
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Thursday’s Market Madness Strained Ethereum’s Killer App: DeFi
So many people were trying to use the Ethereum blockchain during Thursday’s market meltdown that many applications simply stopped working as intended.
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MakerDAO Debts Grow as DeFi Leader Moves to Stabilize Protocol
MakerDAO is not pursuing its emergency shutdown option although the amount of uncollateralized dai continues to grow.
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DeFi Leader MakerDAO Weighs Emergency Shutdown Following ETH Price Drop
A large drop in the price of ether is testing the feasibility of Ethereum's entire system of lending and borrowing.
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Paradigm Labs Shuts Down, Says It Was 'Too Early' for DeFi Boom
Paradigm said it found it difficult "carve a viable niche" the rapidly evolving DeFi space.
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Libra Wanted a Currency, All We Need Are DeFi's Open Payment Rails
Rather than build an alternative currency like Libra, Facebook should concentrate on building new infrastructure, like the open systems in the ethereum-DeFi space, says ConsenSys's Lex Sokolin.
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Paradigm Leads $12M Round for DeFi-Friendly Wallet Startup
The DeFi-friendly Argent wallet just raised $12 million.
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