28 Mar 2022
What is Slippage in DeFi and How Does Slippage Occur?
Due to the nature of decentralized exchanges, many are particularly prone to slippage, which causes trades to execute at worse prices. We explain this phenomenon and why it occurs.
18 Feb 2022
How Do Loans Work in DeFi?
The promise of decentralized finance is that the system exists to the benefit of the participants. The shift from centralized to decentralized financial platforms has been limited by many factors...
28 Feb 2022
What is Partial Liquidation?
Historically liquidations in DeFi have been all-or-nothing. Partial liquidations protect borrowers and provide a kinder alternative to simple binary liquidations.
22 Mar 2022
Variable, Fixed and Stable Interest Rates in DeFi
DeFi lending protocols offer a number of options for how interest rates are determined. Rates may be variable, stable, or fixed. We explore what each of these terms means and how it affects loans.
07 Mar 2022
What are Gas Fees?
“Gas fees” compensate miners for the computational costs of the blockchain. Gas fees can adversely affect DeFi users, but understanding them allow users to transact more efficiently and effectively.