I’m headed to Bogota subsequent Tuesday for Devcon. If you’re round, get in contact!
Nice dashboard from EigenPhi that gives a complete overview of the MEV market together with a fireplace hose of current MEV transactions. The most important chart reveals how the MEV alternative is cut up amongst arbitrage alternatives, sandwich assaults, and liquidation from a lending platform. Liquidation is probably the most worthwhile however the fewest alternatives (and extremely depending on a risky market). Sandwich assaults, in the meantime, require large quantities of capital (typically acquired via a flashloan) to commerce earlier than and after an order to reap the benefits of a merchants slippage tolerance. The MEV market continues to mature. EigenPhi additionally has a good publication, which has slowed down the final week.
Currency blogger JP Koning commenting on MakerDAO’s announcement to diversify $500m of the USDC within the PSM into liquid treasury and bonds. This doesn’t essentially assist Maker remedy its regulatory danger of off-chain custodied collateral, nevertheless it does assist present yield on the big stability sheet that’s backing Dai.
Higher rates of interest have arrived in all places however DeFi, the place stablecoin yields barely break 1%. That is as a result of DeFi yields are pushed by the demand for leverage, however there are nonetheless ways in which the altering rate of interest surroundings will have an effect on DeFi. Stablecoins are actually sitting on tons of belongings which might be now not zero-yield belongings. Circle, BUSD and USDT can simply faucet into these increased yields as their belongings are already within the conventional monetary system. Maker is enjoying catch up right here, nevertheless it faces the identical query as all the opposite stablecoins: whether or not to move on the upper yield to customers. Dai is the one main stablecoin with a local system for yield: the Dai Savings Rate.
Other fascinating stablecoin information: Since the beginning of September, the market cap of USDC is down -11%, USDP is down -5%, and TUSD is down -17%, whereas BUSD is up 10% due to Binance auto-converting stablecoins to BUSD (ht: Delphi Digital)
DXdao* Month in Review Link
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Olympus DAO cuts annual yield for OHM staking to 7.35% Link
Assorted analysis on the Flashbots discussion board Link
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TradFi asset supervisor Golden Tree reveals $5m stake in Sushi Link
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