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Unconfirmed

135 EpisodesProduced by Laura ShinWebsite

Events in crypto take place at warp speed. This weekly crypto podcast reveals how the marquee names in crypto are reacting to the week’s top headlines. With host Laura Shin, the guests also discuss what they’re thinking about these days and reveal what they believe is on the horizon in crypto. Discl… read more

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How You Can Double Your Money -- Or Lose Everything - Ep.131

Angel investor and writer Tony Sheng explains what yield farming is, why it's been such a craze, and whether or not the trend is sustainable. We discuss:

  • how yield farming works
  • how people could potentially earn 100% in annual percentage yields from it
  • why people can earn more from lending or borrowing certain tokens vs. others
  • how people can earn from borrowing at all
  • how much leverage people are playing with
  • the three ways people can lose their money while trying to yield farm
  • and what the long-term significance is of yield farming for crypto

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Episode links: 

Tony Sheng: https://twitter.com/tonysheng

Tony's newsletter: https://www.tonysheng.com

Beware illiquid markets: https://tonysheng.substack.com/p/beware-illiquid-markets-lessons-from

Yield farming is the new GPU mining: https://tonysheng.substack.com/p/yield-farming-is-the-new-gpu-mining

How to earn 100% annual interest yield farming: https://twitter.com/tonysheng/status/1274393189231689728

How you might lose your funds yield farming: https://twitter.com/tonysheng/status/1274780457729617920?s=20

Links from news recap:

https://unchainedpodcast.com/why-chamath-palihapitiya-believes-in-bitcoin/

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