⍺ DeFi Alpha: Earn ETH Yield with Argent Wallet and Potentially Earn a zkSync Airdrop
Claim Care Packages and List NFTs To Maximize Your $BLUR Airdrop
Yields: Up to 18% APR on Stablecoins, 6-14% on ETH and BTC
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 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.
📈 Yield Alpha
Each week we will provide options to earn yield on ETH, WBTC, stablecoins, and other major tokens.
ETH -13.98% APR with wETH/sETH LP staked in Velodrome on Optimism
This yield is accrued in VELO.
To participate, one must deposit and stake in the wstETH + WETH LP.
WBTC - 5.82% projected vAPR with Curve tBTC2 LP staked in Convex
AVAX - 8.62% APR with AVAX in Vesper Grow Pools
This yield is issued in 8.14% AVAX + 1.38% VSP.
To participate, one must deposit into the AVAX pool here in Vesper
There is a 0.6% fee on withdrawal from Vesper Grow pools and a 15% platform fee on yield generated by the deposited assets.
SOL - 11.62% APY lending stSOL on Tulip Protocol
MATIC - 15.87% APY with 50/50 MaticX-WMATIC LP on MeshSwap
ATOM - 19.8% APR staking ATOM with Keplr Wallet on Cosmos Hub
FTM - 4.7% APY staking 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 - 10.36% APY staking with HBARX liquid staking derivative by Stader
The yield is issued in HBAR rewards, as HBARX is earning validator rewards.
To participate, one must deposit HBAR to receive HBARX here on Stader.
Stablecoins (USD) - 18.41% APY with sUSD in an auto-compounding vault strategy on Reaper Farm on Optimism
This yield is accrued in sUSD.
To participate, one must deposit and stake in the sUSD Sonne Crypt.
Caution: This farm is in a higher risk protocol that launched on Fantom in summer 2021 and has since suffered a $1.7M exploit in August 2021.
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