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- Overview of the various ways to earn yield in DeFi
- DeFi 101: Staking, Lending and Liquidity Pools
- DeFi 201: Intermediate and Advanced Yield Strategies
- What is Yield Farming
- How does Lending and Borrowing work in DeFi?
- How does leverage work?
- How does an AMM / DEX work?
- How can you receive airdrops?
- Bonus: Beware of transaction costs in DeFi (and how to mitigate them)
Overview: What are the various ways of earning yield in DeFi?
What is Yield Farming?
How does Lending and Borrowing work in DeFi?
Why borrow and lend in DeFi?
Most people are familiar with the concept of borrowing and lending whether it be in the form of mortgages, student loans or similar etc. Indeed, it is one of the core aspects of the financial system. Lenders provide borrowers with funds with the expectation that the borrowed amount is paid back with additional interest for providing immediate access to funds.
DeFi lending and borrowing, explained
As DeFi protocols continue to garner mainstream traction, here's an introduction to how lending and borrowing work on these platforms.
How does leverage work?
What Is Leverage in Crypto Trading? | Binance Academy
In crypto trading, leverage refers to using borrowed capital to make trades. Leverage trading can amplify your buying or selling power, allowing you to trade larger amounts. So even if your initial capital is small, you can use it as collateral to make leveraged trades.
How does an AMM / DEX work?
What Is an Automated Market Maker (AMM)? | Binance Academy
You could think of an automated market maker as a robot that's always willing to quote you a price between two assets. Some use a simple formula like Uniswap, while Curve, Balancer and others use more complicated ones. Not only can you trade trustlessly using an AMM, but you can also become the house by providing liquidity to a liquidity pool.
How can you receive airdrops?
What are the risks of yield farming?
Are these APR numbers real?
Bonus: Beware of transaction costs in DeFi (and how to mitigate them)