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SEC Takes Aim at High-Interest Crypto Lending
Locking crypto into lending platforms that offer interest rates orders of magnitude above traditional bank savings accounts can be lucrative. But are its days numbered?
By Leo Jakobson
10mo ago
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Blog
Best Aave Data Dashboards on Nov. 16: Liquidations, Degens and Ghosts, Oh My!
Flipside Crypto: Aave data dashboards have arrived. Discover more about the biggest liquidations and liquidators on the DeFi platform.
By Brendan Murray
10mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
These Tokens Went Berserk and It Didn’t End Well
Here’s what happened when we took a look at the top 10 tokens by their relative change in trading volume in the last week.
By Daniel Phillips
10mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Gitcoin (GTC)?
Gitcoin's main goal is to support the development of open-source projects — and Vitalik Buterin is one of their biggest supporters.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
10mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
Cardano’s Smart Contract and DApps Ecosystem
Smart contracts went live on Cardano during the Alonzo upgrade on Sept. 12, 2021. Here's how smart contracts work on Cardano, and a list of the most promising DApps in the ecosystem.
By Will Kendall
10mo ago
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How-to Guides
A Deep Dive Into Building Your On-Chain Resume
CoinMarketCap takes a look at how you can build your on-chain resume for a web 3.0 tomorrow.
By Werner Vermaak
10mo ago
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Crypto Basics
5 Ways to Spot an Undervalued Project
Finding the gems in the sea of new crypto projects is tough — we lay out some ideas that can help guide you in your search.
By Daniel Phillips
10mo ago
6m
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Crypto News
CoinMarketRecap Podcast: SQUID Goes Under, While Coinbase Could Go Subscription
Our podcast, released weekly, aims to break down the week's crypto news in a fun and accessible way.
By CoinMarketCap
11mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is MetaWars?
After an age of progress and tension, humanity has made a home among the stars. Explore, build, battle, and earn $WARS with MetaWars! Read more!
By Daniel Phillips
11mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Aurox (URUS)? Features, Tokenomics, and Price Prediction
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into Aurox (URUS), a lending platform that allows you to borrow cryptocurrencies and use margin and leverage trading efficiently.
By Hassan Shafiq
11mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Celo?
Celo is a mobile-first platform that makes it easier to access financial dApps and crypto payments. Read more!
By Roy Gaurav
11mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Scallop (SCLP)?
Scallop is a new banking-as-a-service provider that aims to streamline the way individuals and businesses manage both their cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies.
By Daniel Phillips
11mo ago
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Crypto News
SEC Hires DeFi Foe as General Counsel
Dan Berkovitz's role means he will play a crucial role when it comes to bringing enforcement cases.
By Leo Jakobson
1yr ago
2m
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Coin98?
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into a multi-chain liquidity protocol
By Andrey Sergeenkov
1yr ago
5m
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Polygon?
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into Polygon (MATIC) and how it works with Ethereum.
By Daniel Phillips
1yr ago
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Tech Deep Dives
Uniswap vs PancakeSwap
The rise in DeFi means the rise in decentralized exchanges – Uniswap is the leading AMM on the Ethereum blockchain, while PancakeSwap is the most popular DEX for the Binance Smart Chain.
By Werner Vermaak
1yr ago
9m
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Blog
DeFi Continues Blistering Growth in February: Flipside Crypto
Balancer (BAL) breaks into the Top 25, driven by a spike in developer activity that likely stems from its collaboration with Aave (AAVE) on the Aave-Balancer Asset Manager. 
By GJ Flannery
1yr ago
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Crypto Basics
Should I Invest In DeFi?
If you've been in the crypto space for more than 30 seconds, you've heard about DeFi — but are you ready to invest?
By Werner Vermaak
1yr ago
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