In today’s post we take the perspective of a liquidity provider (LP) and ask: how much you can expect to earn by providing tokens to the reserve pools?
Uniswap, Balancer, and Curve have achieved to construct purely peer-to-peer exchanges which do not require any intermediary, and attracted already many users. But it is important to bear in mind that things could go wrong when using these AMMs naively as a price oracles.
Early decentralized exchange (DEX) proposals took their inspiration from classical exchange markets and made use of order books to match sell and buy orders. A complementary approach to offchain order books for decentralized exchanges uses the concept of automated market makers (AMMs). In this post we look at the basics of the following three AMM projects: Uniswap, Balancer, and Curve.
Market makers at stock exchanges are companies or individuals who stand ready to buy and sell securities. Similarly, market makers at crypto exchanges sell and buy crypto assets on a continuous basis at a publicly quoted price. Since everbody can place an order at crypto exchanges, like e.g. Binance or BitMEX, and order execution is […]
The security of your crypto-assets depends on one piece of information that you must protect: your private key. If your private key is stolen, all your assets can be stolen. If your private key is lost, all your assets are lost.
The crypto market is still inefficient. Cryptoassets have different rates on different exchanges. The big question is how we can profit from that inefficiency. One approach is making transactions between exchanges, but if we buy a cryptoasset on one exchange, by the time we can sell it on another, the price difference may no longer […]
In this article we review the main ideas presented in the last cryptoassets valuation Satis Group’s article published by Bloomberg. Satis Group is an ICO advisory firm which has helped model one of the first bitcoin valuation in 2014. According to their report, the cryptoassets ecosystem forecast is promising. Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrencies are both expected […]
Thanks to the invention of cryptocurrencies a new kind of financial product has been made possible, the crypto-backed loans. Following is a brief comparison of 10 platforms that providing access to it. As we can see by looking at the table the options vary greatly respect to the interest rates, platforms fees, and currencies accepted. […]
At CoinFabrik we are organizing internal presentations in response to interesting work we are doing. As we have grown, scheduling time to share our projects and ideas has become essential. Recent presentations have included: Decentralized Blockchain Bridges Last year Oscar Guindzberg, TrueBit, and CoinFabrik partnered to create a decentralized trustless bridge between Dogecoin and Ethereum […]
This article aims to extend the analysis of Bitcoin using Metcalfe’s Law performed by Cryptolab Capital on this article. Here, we are going to summarize some ideas and apply them to other major networks. We are going to update the analysis with Bitcoin to review some points and then, we are going to extend the […]
Some people think that cryptoassets are bubbles without intrinsic value and this is mostly due to the fact that they don’t know how to analyze them. Cryptoassets can’t be analyzed with the same valuation frameworks used in stocks and other non-cryptoassets. However, the crypto-community has been generating some useful valuation models. In this article we are […]
Lately, lots of posts have been talking about how traders get rich from arbitrage opportunities in the crypto market. I have been trying to do arbitrage for months, but I could never obtain a profitable strategy. Therefore, I will tell you here the problems I found while attempting to do it. This might be helpful […]