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BTC below 40k, short-term holders drive volatility while geopolitics spook markets

With bitcoin trading mostly sideways during the weekend, without any major movement, the top cryptocurrency by market cap still fell under the important $40,000 mark.

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Relatively Unknown Protocols Push TVL in Defi Above the $200 Billion Range

On February 15, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) platforms is just above the $200 billion range, after a brief slump below that region last week. Out of the entire TVL in defi today, Ethereum commands 59.22% of that value with 532 defi protocols. Metrics during the last seven days show a […]

Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week’s Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL Spikes

Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week's Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL SpikesThe total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has jumped back above the $200 billion range, hovering around $216.49 billion on Saturday morning (EST). The TVL in defi has increased 13.60% since tapping a low of $190.57 billion 13 days ago on January 23. The decentralized exchange (dex) Curve’s $19.41 billion TVL dominates the […]

Value Locked in Defi Climbs Higher, Polkadot TVL Spikes, Terra’s LUNA Sheds 21%

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, the top smart contract protocol tokens by market capitalization is $592 billion or 32.66% of the $1.8 trillion crypto economy. Meanwhile, the total-value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) protocols is $192.42 billion up 5.28% since January 23. Defi TVL Climbs More Than 5%, Ethereum Defi Dominance Still 60%, Cross-Chain […]

Fantom Surpasses Binance Smart Chain as the Third-Largest Defi Blockchain

Fantom Surpasses Binance Smart Chain as the Third-Largest Defi BlockchainThe total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) protocols has lost ​​6.8% during the last 24 hours as crypto markets have experienced more losses. However, the Fantom blockchain has seen a TVL increase, jumping 46.62% over the last week. Fantom has managed to knock Binance Smart Chain (BSC) down a notch, as it now […]

Value Locked in Defi Slides 21% in 2 Weeks, $200B TVL Still 10x Larger Than This Time Last Year

Value Locked in Defi Slides 21% in 2 Weeks, $200B TVL Still 9x Larger Than This Time Last YearThe value locked in decentralized finance (defi) has dropped 21.22% since January 4, 2022. At the time, the total value locked (TVL) in defi was $255.84 billion and today, the TVL is around $201.55 billion. TVL in Defi Loses $54 Billion in 2 Weeks While digital currency markets shed significant value during the last two […]