James Bachini

Trading

  • Synthetic Assets | A Regulatory Nightmare

    Synthetic Assets | A Regulatory Nightmare

    This article is derived from a chapter in the free eBook explaining DeFi technologies:DeFi Demystified | An Introduction To Decentralized Finance Synthetic assets are a form of derivative product in decentralised finance. Synths are created which follow the price of an underlying asset. For example sTSLA will follow the stock price of Tesla and can […]

  • The Rise Of Automated Market Makers

    The Rise Of Automated Market Makers

    This article is derived from a chapter in the free eBook explaining DeFi technologies:DeFi Demystified | An Introduction To Decentralized Finance In late 2017 all the tokens were on Ethereum and it made sense that someone would eventually build a decentralised digital asset exchange. The first popular one was called IDEX and it followed the […]

  • Understanding Squeeth | A Token To Track ETH² From Opyn

    Understanding Squeeth | A Token To Track ETH² From Opyn

    Squared ETH or Squeeth is a perpetual options protocol that provides unlimited upside leverage with no liquidations on long positions. Squeeth isn’t just a tool for traders, it can be used as a hedge for liquidity providers on Uniswap and it can provide a funding rate yield in sideways markets. This article starts at the […]

  • Aurora | Near Protocol’s Explosive EVM Blockchain

    Aurora | Near Protocol’s Explosive EVM Blockchain

    Money flows in and out of DeFi ecosystems like the changing of the tide. In 2021 fifteen different blockchains exceeded one billion us dollars in total value locked. The early adopters who stay ahead of the money flow tend to make the highest returns. Aurora looks set to become another billion dollar DeFi ecosystem. This […]

  • The Truth About Where Yield Comes From In DeFi

    The Truth About Where Yield Comes From In DeFi

    Interest rates in traditional banks are 0.1%, have you ever wondered how DeFi yield farmers are getting 20-100% yields on their digital assets? Is it sustainable wealth creation or a giant ponzi that risks collapsing in on itself. That’s the question we are going to explore in this article looking at where yield comes from […]

  • How To Make Cross Chain Transfers With Multichain

    How To Make Cross Chain Transfers With Multichain

    I’ve seen Anyswap popping up more and more in on-chain analytics reports as it’s grown to be a six billion dollar protocol by TVL. The platform just rebranded to Multichain and its fast becoming the market leader in cross chain bridges. If you want to transfer USDC from Ethereum to Polygon or Fantom or another […]

  • Curve Wars | The Best Way To Gain Exposure To The Curve Wars

    Curve Wars | The Best Way To Gain Exposure To The Curve Wars

    A battle rages for control of DeFi’s biggest protocol as stablecoins fight for liquidity. Million dollar bribes being paid for votes, enemies becoming alliances and an ultimate prize at stake. This article explores why CRV is so valuable and why it likely isn’t the best way to gain exposure to the Curve wars. The CRV […]

  • Crypto Market Thesis 2022 & Current Portfolio Holdings

    Crypto Market Thesis 2022 & Current Portfolio Holdings

    This article outlines my thoughts and predictions for crypto markets heading in to 2022. At the end of the article I share my allocations and plans for this year. Crypto Market Thesis Video James On YouTube Watch On YouTube: https://youtu.be/ogBcbwuasWw Bitcoin Market Outlook Crypto markets have cooled off significantly since summer 2021 but expectations are […]

  • Crypto Market Volatility | List Of 100 Altcoin Betas Relative To Bitcoin

    Crypto Market Volatility | List Of 100 Altcoin Betas Relative To Bitcoin

    In this study we are looking at crypto market volatility and how different altcoins markets move relative to Bitcoin. For example if Bitcoin moves up or down 1% Solana will roughly move double that amount for various reasons discussed below. Crypto Market Volatility List FTX Market Beta Volume BTC-PERP 1.01 $4609m ETH-PERP 1.29 $4471m SOL-PERP […]

  • How To Create A TradingView Indicator | Easy Pinescript 5 Tutorial

    How To Create A TradingView Indicator | Easy Pinescript 5 Tutorial

    In this Pinescript tutorial we will build out a simple TradingView indicator using the latest version of Pinescript v5. TradingView Indicator Tutorial This video goes through the Tradingview indicator tutorial with more details and code snippets available in the article below. James On YouTube Watch On YouTube: https://youtu.be/gWw6Hv3CuBU Getting Started With Indicators TradingView indicators are […]