Welcome to our 140th issue of State of the Market, where we provide an overview of crypto market activity from September 21 - 27, 2023. A bipartisan Congressional group urges the SEC to approve a spot Bitcoin ETF, with the regulator delaying [...]
The concept of MEV has sparked a significant amount of interest and concern in the blockchain community, and this paper aims to shed light on what it is and why it matters. We will begin by examining the fundamental principles [...]
This report covers one of the biggest risks in DeFi — the rise of a new development paradigm that introduces single points of failure to many DeFi applications. We begin by examining DeFi’s potential to change how financial products are [...]
After years of research and development, The Merge will transition Ethereum to Proof of Stake fundamentally changing the network’s security and economics, and realizing the most significant upgrade since its 2015 launch.