The Daily Degen- April 14th, 2024

Happy Sunday friends! Quite the weekend we’re having!

Let’s dive in!

Stats/alerts/etc at top and tweets/news/links/videos/etc at bottom… and all tweets are hyperlinked so just click on them to pull them up on Twitter!

Market Update

Crypto (from @CryptoBubbles24):

Gold: $2360.20

Oil (WTI): $85.66

US 10Y Treasury: 4.518%

Biggest Price Movers

(From @coingecko top 1000, by 24 hour change)


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Biggest TVL Movers + Else

Chains are extremely red today. Only top 100 chains green on the daily are Flare (#91) and Carbon (#98).

Protocols are extremely red today as well. Only protocols with at least $10M TVL up at least 10% on the daily are uncategorized protocol on Secret chain Shade Protocol, Mantle dex Merchant Moe, Solana dex Phoenix, and Osmosis liquid-staking protocol Milky Way Zone.

Here’s The Top 12 Chains By TVL (from @DefiLlama):

Here’s The Top 12 Protocols By TVL (from @DefiLlama):

Here’s The Top 12 Entities By 24 Hour Fee Generation (from @DefiLlama):

Bitcoin Fear/Greed Index:

(from @BitcoinFear)

Ethereum Fear And Greed Index

(from @EthereumFear):

Chart Of The Day

(Courtesy of our Official Sponsor @vertex_protocol)

-5 day chart of $BTC below - to trade $BTC or 30+ other perps and spot markets visit!

New Projects

(note: this includes new projects we find through combing Twitter each day, and we also include or re-include every newly launched protocol added by @DefiLlama that has at least some TVL or is followed by at least some of our mutuals - hence disclaimer: these are not pre-vetted by us so make sure to DYOR!)

-New protocol on Base called @Bitoro_HQ. Twitter bio states “Perp DEX aggregator. Leveraged trading directly from your wallet. Optimized with the deepest liquidity in DeFi.” Followed by 5 of our mutuals. h/t @CoinBeatsxyz:

-New project called @buildonriver. Twitter bio states “River is an open protocol that empowers you to build dynamic spaces with encrypted communication that seamlessly integrates your on-chain communities”. Followed by 4 of our mutuals. h/t @CoinBeatsxyz:

-New project called @certofi. Twitter bio states “Decentralized $stUSD stablecoin protocol with interest from RWA-backed P2P lending”. Followed by 3 of our mutuals. h/t @AresLabs_xyz:

-Something new called @udiomusic. No Twitter bio. Followed by 17 of our mutuals. h/t @AresLabs_xyz:

-New project called @EigenYields. Twitter bio states “Tokenizing @EigenLayer yields. Top 10 EigenLayer operator… Not affiliated with EigenLayer.” Followed by 6 of our mutuals. h/t @AresLabs_xyz:

Top Stablecoin Yields

(note: these are the top Stablecoin Yields, sourced from @DefiLlama (all types, $1M+ TVL) and @stable_fish - note: these lists are just raw data, make sure to always DYOR before interacting with any/all protocols)

Security Alerts

-Daily Reminder: Twitter (and other social media) is being absolutely inundated with scams and links to fake versions of popular defi protocols - please make sure to be EXTREMELY hyper-vigilant and triple-check before interacting with anything!

-Security alert c/o @WuBlockchain below:

Important News And Analysis

(key news, twitter threads, articles, videos, etc from last 24 hours)

-Geopolitical tensions led to a sharp crash in crypto prices, h/t @WuBlockchain:

-Legendary crypto investor @GCRClassic made a historic return to the TL:

-More bullish thoughts from @krugermacro and @dunleavy89:

-Interesting chart from @ColdBloodShill:

-Another interesting chart, care of @JandX_:

-Ticker alfa c/o @TheDeFinvestor:

-An extremely bearish chart of Starknet daily users has been generating lots of attention on Twitter:

-Tether apparently getting ready to release its new tokenization platform, h/t @paoloardoino:

-Alfa on Merlin Chain (Bitcoin L2 with rapidly rising TVL) c/o @o_ponle:

-Interesting data on debt vs gdp by country, from @KobeissiLetter:

-Anticipation building for @Parcl airdrop, h/t @NickDrakon:

-New video on Cosmos ecosystem and Cosmos-related airdrops c/o @Cryptocito:

-Interesting new @coinbureau video on Solana meme coins:

-New video on Runes c/o @drakeondigital:

-Parting wisdom c/o @JiraiyaReal:


Have a great Sunday friends and hang in there!

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