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Decentralized Finance 101: Tools, Tips and Tricks That Will Earn You Yields

Decentralized Finance 101: Tools, Tips and Tricks That Will Earn You Yields

These days it’s nearly impossible to miss all of the excitement, controversy and profit potential surrounding the world of cryptocurrencies, and more specifically, the projects surrounding decentralized finance (or DeFi). Innovation within the realm of lending, financial advice and yield farming is moving at the speed of light. That’s why it’s time for a lesson in Decentralized Finance 101.

Ethereum Blockchain Hits Record 1.4 Million Transactions In A Single Day

Ethereum Blockchain Hits Record 1.4 Million Transactions In A Single Day

Ethereum is entering new territory. Its blockchain processed a record 1.4 million transactions yesterday, eclipsing the previous record of 1.238 million transactions set on January 4, 2018. A transaction volume chart shows a rapid increase in transactions leading up to yesterday’s peak. It makes sense given that much of the hoopla surrounding decentralized finance involves a slew of ERC-20 compliant projects.

47% of Institutional Investment Companies Plan to Own Digital Currencies in the Near Future.

47% of Institutional Investment Companies Plan to Own Digital Currencies in the Near Future.

A recent report by Fidelity Investments surveyed 441 institutional investing bodies, including pension funds, financial advisors, foundations and both traditional and crypto-specific hedge fund managers. It turns out that 22% of these 441 firms already own digital assets and 47% of respondents say they plan to add digital assets to their respective portfolios in the near future.