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DeFi Alpha is a weekly newsletter published for our premium subscribers every Friday, contributed by Defiant Advisor and DeFi investor at 4RC, DeFi Dad, and our Degen in Chief yyctrader. It aims to educate traders, investors, and newcomers about investment opportunities in decentralized finance, as well as provide primers and guides about its emerging platforms.
Two years ago, DeFi investors could easily name every yield farming opportunity without much effort. It was a simpler time, when only a handful of teams had launched with any liquidity to trade, lend, borrow, provide liquidity, or even demonstrate new primitives such as no-loss savings by PoolTogether.
But times have changed! Before the current bear market took hold, DeFi liquidity had grown to hundreds of billions of dollars across Ethereum with new burgeoning DeFi economies taking shape on EVM-compatible chains such as Polygon and Avalanche and non-EVM chains such as Cosmos and Solana. Any given day, a new DeFi or NFT project is launched.
So, after writing and creating countless DeFi guides and tutorials since 2019, we at The Defiant agreed it’s time we publish a more detailed weekly guide on all you need to know to keep up with new and old yield earning opportunities.
This is DeFi Alpha by The Defiant.
Any information covered in DeFi Alpha should not form the basis for making investment decisions, nor be construed as a recommendation or advice to engage in investment transactions. Any mention of a token or protocol should not be considered a recommendation or endorsement.
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📈 Yield Alpha
Each week we will provide options to earn yield on ETH, WBTC, stablecoins, and other major tokens.
ETH - 22.92% APR with the wETH/sETH LP staked in Velodrome on Optimism
This yield is accrued in trading fees and VELO.
To participate, one must deposit and stake in this wETH + sETH LP.
WBTC - 6.27% projected vAPR with the Curve tBTC LP staked in Convex
Stablecoins - 57.88% projected vAPR with the Curve alusdfraxbp LP staked in Convex
AVAX - 13.5% APR lending AVAX to the sAVAX/AVAX pool on Platypus via Vector
This yield is issued in VTX, PTP, QI, and AVAX.
To participate, one must deposit into the AVAX Stake option here on Vector.
SOL - 10.24% APY lending stSOL on Tulip Protocol + 5.2% APR from the underlying SOL liquid staking rewards issued to stSOL holders
MATIC - Net 21% APY with LP MaticX-MATIC on Balancer
ATOM - 13.5% APR staking pATOMs on pSTAKE on Ethereum
FTM - 13% APY staking with sFTMx liquid staking derivative by Stader
The yield is issued in FTM rewards, as sFTMX is earning FTM via validator rewards to support Fantom’s PoS network.
To participate, one must deposit FTM to receive sFTMX here on Stader.
HBAR - 36.9% APY staking with HBARX liquid staking derivative by Stader
The yield is issued in HBAR rewards, as HBARX is earning validator rewards.
To participate, deposit HBAR to receive HBARX here on Stader.
Caution: This is in beta and withdrawals may not be possible until July 2022 or later.
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