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Ethereum’s DeFi Evolution: How DeFi Is Fueling Ethereum’s Growth

Ethereum’s DeFi Evolution: How DeFi Is Fueling Ethereum’s Growth

By Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics Team Decentralized finance reached new heights over the last few months as dozens ... Read More
Measuring Bitcoin's Decentralization

Measuring Bitcoin’s Decentralization

By Karim Helmy and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways Bitcoin’s decentralization can be quantified in terms of supply dispersion, ... Read More
Improving your Futures Roll: An Overview of the Basis Trade

Improving your Futures Roll: An Overview of the Basis Trade

by Jon Geenty and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways As futures volume balloons we take a look at the ... Read More
The Business Trends of Crypto Exchanges

The Business Trends of Crypto Exchanges

By Huyette Spring and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways Crypto exchanges have gone from nothing to a relatively mature ... Read More
The DeFi Fee Explosion: How YAM’s Collapse Drove Ethereum Fees to New Heights

The DeFi Fee Explosion: How YAM’s Collapse Drove Ethereum Fees to New Heights

By Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics Team On August 12th Ethereum’s total daily transactions fees topped $6.87M, shattering the ... Read More
Introducing the Coin Metrics Quarterly Supply Transparency Report

Introducing the Coin Metrics Quarterly Supply Transparency Report

by Ben Celermajer and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways Coin Metrics will release Quarterly Supply Transparency Reports, with today’s ... Read More
Q2 2020 Supply Transparency Report

Q2 2020 Supply Transparency Report

The Coin Metrics Cryptoasset Supply Transparency Report brings visibility and insight into the actions of the key categories of a ... Read More
Derivatives’ Disparities: Surveying the Bitcoin Perpetual Swap Market

Derivatives’ Disparities: Surveying the Bitcoin Perpetual Swap Market

by Karim Helmy and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways The derivatives market is fragmented and contract terms differ dramatically ... Read More
Introducing Coin Metrics’ Trusted Volume Framework

Introducing Coin Metrics’ Trusted Volume Framework

By Jon Geenty and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways Fake trading volumes have been a dark mark on the ... Read More