The Defiprime Post #24: Your Weekly DeFi News in Bite-Sized Fashion

William M. Peaster on 11 Jan 2021

Welcome to the 24th issue of The Defiprime Post, a quick weekly primer covering the biggest developments around Ethereum and DeFi. This week’s issue covers events between Jan. 3rd and Jan. 10th, 2021.

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🔥 The DeFi Bulletin

💱 DEX Report

💵 State of the Stablecoins

  • The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in the U.S. declared that federally-chartered banks have express permission to “use stablecoins to conduct payment activities and other bank-permissible functions.”
  • Meet the ZAI Protocol, a new project centered around facilitating liquidity and stability for the Dai stablecoin. Moreover, meet ZAI’s first major bug.

💎 NFT News

Thanks for reading, and be sure to catch the 25th issue of The Defiprime Post out this time next week! 👋♦️👋

About the author
William M. Peaster
William M. Peaster is a writer and curator of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer, a newsletter tracking Ethereum’s digital collectibles arena. He is not a financial advisor. The thoughts shared in this guest post are his opinions and reflect his personal experiences and personal optimism around Ethereum. He currently owns some cryptoart and ETH.

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