James Bachini

Yield Farming

  • Why The PoS Basis Trade Will Generate $100B TVL

    Why The PoS Basis Trade Will Generate $100B TVL

    Proof of stake revenue provides a new opportunity for investors and funds to collect double digit APR’s on a PoS basis trade pegged to the USD. A basis trade (aka cash and carry) involves buying an asset and then short selling the same futures contract. Traditionally this has been to collect the funding premium on […]

  • 3 Yield Farming Stablecoin Strategies

    3 Yield Farming Stablecoin Strategies

    Yield farming stablecoin strategies provide high returns on low volatility digital assets. In this article I explore three ways to generate yield on USD stablecoin holdings. For an introduction on what stablecoins are and the different stablecoins compared see this article: https://jamesbachini.com/stablecoins/ Note that stablecoin farming strategies are changing all the time and this article […]

  • How To Automate Yield Farming | Harvesting Rewards With A Quick & Dirty Script

    How To Automate Yield Farming | Harvesting Rewards With A Quick & Dirty Script

    Connect wallet, click button, confirm transaction. It gets old pretty quick, especially when you need to do it daily to compound returns. This tutorial takes you through the process of using a block explorer to find functions, calling those functions from a script and then executing to harvest and stake reward tokens. The aim is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • DeFi Risk | A Framework For Assessing & Managing Risk in DeFi

    DeFi Risk | A Framework For Assessing & Managing Risk in DeFi

    The high yields available in decentralised finance come with a downside. DeFi risk is real and if you are participating in the markets then you should know how to assess and manage that risk. By building a risk assessment framework for yield farms and DeFi opportunities we can better assess fair value and allocate capital […]

  • Impermanent Loss | How To Calculate And Mitigate DeFi’s Biggest Risk

    Impermanent Loss | How To Calculate And Mitigate DeFi’s Biggest Risk

    In this article we will look at what impermanent loss is, how to calculate impermanent loss and how to reduce risk exposure. Impermanent Loss This video covers what impermanent loss is and how we can understand and mitigate it. There are more details, calculations and charts in the article below. James On YouTube What is […]