⍺ DeFi Alpha: Private DeFi With Aztec & Delta-Neutral Yield Farming
Yields: 62% APR on Stablecoins, 15-18% on ETH and BTC
Starter Tutorial: Private DeFi on Ethereum with Aztec Connect
Degen Tutorial: Introduction to Delta-Neutral Yield Farming
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.
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📈 Yield Alpha
Each week we will provide options to earn yield on ETH, WBTC, stablecoins, and other major tokens.
Stablecoins - LP with DOLA, USDC, USDT, and/or DAI at 61.91% projected vAPR in the Curve DOLA+3Crv LP staked in Convex.
ETH - Earn 15.78% projected vAPR with the Curve alETH LP staked in Convex
BTC - Earn 17.74% projected vAPR with the Curve pBTC LP staked in Convex
AVAX - Lend AVAX to the sAVAX/AVAX pool on Platypus via Vector at 14% APR
This yield is issued in VTX, PTP, QI, and AVAX.
To participate, one must deposit into the AVAX Stake option here on Vector.
SOL - Lend stSOL to leveraged farmers on Tulip Protocol at 4.53% APY + 4.9% APR from the underlying SOL liquid staking rewards issued to stSOL holders
MATIC - stake MATIC with MaticX and LP MaticX-MATIC on Balancer for a net 21% APY
ATOM - mint pATOM and stake the pATOMs on Ethereum to earn more pATOMs on pSTAKE at a rate of 13.5% APR
FTM - stake with sFTMx by Stader, earning 13% APY
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 - stake with the first HBAR liquid staking derivative by Stader, earning 40.5% APY
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 will not be possible until July 2022 or later.
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