$ALCX: Alchemix Cannot Turn Lead to Gold

There is a brand new DeFi protocol that lets you immediately take out a loan for half your collateral and the protocol will automatically pay back your loan. Financial magic, involving transmuting one coin, into another, while depositing one in a pool, magically you can get a loan and have no risk of liquidations (not … Continue reading $ALCX: Alchemix Cannot Turn Lead to Gold

How Does a Stablecoin Make Money?

Note: This is an old post with some minor flaws, I am posting it here in protest of Medium. This post is prompted by something interesting I have noted in the cryptocurrency space, namely that there has been a significant proliferation of so called “stablecoins.” Besides the proliferation there has also been recent VC investment into … Continue reading How Does a Stablecoin Make Money?