43 min

SBF Saves CeFi | DeFi Yields Crash | Voyager, BlockFi & 3AC | Solend | Worst Case Scenario Empire

    • Investing

In this episode of Empire's Weekly Roundup, Jason and Santi discuss CeFi's contagion risk and the fragility in the crypto market.
Prices are crashing, and multiple companies appear to be on the verge of bankruptcy. Is SBF saving the industry? What questions should we all be asking right now? Tune in to find out!
Highlights include:
- What's going on in the markets
- Crypto is transparent but not perfect
- What is crypto's worst-case scenario
- Crypto is transparent but not perfect
- Will 3AC survive
- Voyager joins the illiquidity party
- BlockFi continues to be in pain
- SBF & Alameda swoop in
- Are low DeFi yields existential
- What happened with Solend
- Is it okay if applications are centralized
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Referenced in the show:

Jason's tweet on 3 phases of a bear market
https://twitter.com/JasonYanowitz/status/1536365738906202112

Episode with Qiao from Alliance DAO
https://tinyurl.com/4wrkuakz
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(00:00) Introduction
(01:41) Market Update
(04:34) Today's Risk Factors
(08:37) 3AC Crises Update
(13:17) Celsius & sETH Update
(13:45) Voyager & Risk Mgmt
(17:56) How Bad Are Low Yields For DeFi?
(20:16) Bitmex Ad
(21:16) The Question You Should Be Asking
(27:27) When Markets Go Quiet
(29:02) SBF Saves CeFi
(35:04) A Daisy Chain of Yields
(31:02) Solend & Centralization1
(41:33) Topics For Next Week
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Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

In this episode of Empire's Weekly Roundup, Jason and Santi discuss CeFi's contagion risk and the fragility in the crypto market.
Prices are crashing, and multiple companies appear to be on the verge of bankruptcy. Is SBF saving the industry? What questions should we all be asking right now? Tune in to find out!
Highlights include:
- What's going on in the markets
- Crypto is transparent but not perfect
- What is crypto's worst-case scenario
- Crypto is transparent but not perfect
- Will 3AC survive
- Voyager joins the illiquidity party
- BlockFi continues to be in pain
- SBF & Alameda swoop in
- Are low DeFi yields existential
- What happened with Solend
- Is it okay if applications are centralized
- -
Follow Santi: https://twitter.com/santiagoroel
Follow Jason: https://twitter.com/JasonYanowitz
Follow Empire: https://twitter.com/theempirepod

Subscribe on YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/4fdhhb2j
Subscribe on Apple: https://tinyurl.com/mv4frfv7
Subscribe on Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/wbaypprw
- -
Referenced in the show:

Jason's tweet on 3 phases of a bear market
https://twitter.com/JasonYanowitz/status/1536365738906202112

Episode with Qiao from Alliance DAO
https://tinyurl.com/4wrkuakz
--
BitMEX is back and better than ever. Sign up for BitmEX's new Spot Exchange for a chance to win a piece of $500,000 in BTC (new users).

Learn more about them at https://www.bitmex.com/
--
Get top market insights and the latest in crypto news. Subscribe to Blockworks Daily Newsletter: https://blockworks.co/newsletter/
--
(00:00) Introduction
(01:41) Market Update
(04:34) Today's Risk Factors
(08:37) 3AC Crises Update
(13:17) Celsius & sETH Update
(13:45) Voyager & Risk Mgmt
(17:56) How Bad Are Low Yields For DeFi?
(20:16) Bitmex Ad
(21:16) The Question You Should Be Asking
(27:27) When Markets Go Quiet
(29:02) SBF Saves CeFi
(35:04) A Daisy Chain of Yields
(31:02) Solend & Centralization1
(41:33) Topics For Next Week
--

Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

43 min