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kev_nag

Retired, finally. I enjoy learning about crypto and sharing my discoveries. Also, I follow the News closely and enjoy discussing current events. I have no political agenda, but advance views based in reality with a slant toward real world consequences.


THE HYPE THAT IS AAVE - What it is and how it Works - The Basics in Simple Terms

1 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

The history behind what is now Aave is an interesting story in and of itself. Aave was born in Finland in 2017 under the name ETHLend. Now, when we think of Finland we do not think of it as the caldron for brewing high tech DeFi projects. Silicon Val...

HARVEST FINANCE: Understanding and Mitigating Impermanent Loss in Liquidity Pools

27 Feb 2021 2 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

By now, unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard the phrase impermanent loss. Well, like me, I'm sure the ordinary small investor does not understand what impermanent loss is. This lack of understanding on my part required me to do so...

HARVEST FINANCE - Two New Vaults and an Experiment

26 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

Approximately one day ago, Harvest Finance announced the addition of two new vaults to its menu of Farming investment vehicles. The two vaults involve Klondike Finance and are live at the time of this writing. The vaults are: WBTC-KBTC and WBTC-KLON...

THE CONCEPT OF COMPOSABILITY - Upgraded Tractors and the Genius of Harvest Finance (iFARM)

25 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

By now, everyone has heard of the hype which is Harvest Finance. Harvest Finance is an automatic yield farming protocol that aids investors by taking advantage of the latest DeFi platforms with the highest yield. Most of the investment tools availabl...

BUSTING THROUGH THE COMPLICATED - Synthetix Simplified

24 Feb 2021 2 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

According to the Synthetix.io Homepage: "Synthetix is the backbone for derivatives trading in DeFi, allowing anyone, anywhere to gain on-chain exposure to a vast range of assets." Merely a bunch of words that tell me, the average and very ordinary in...

AMPLEFORTH GEYSERS - Basics Simplified

23 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

Well, my research into Ampleforth (AMPL) led me down the path of investigating Ampleforth Geysers. Somewhat complicated and confusing for ordinary investors such as myself. But my interest in Ampleforth as a stand alone long term investment heightene...

UNDERSTANDING AMPLEFORTH - The Value of Supply Elasticity for the Little Guy

23 Feb 2021 2 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

Economics 101: as with any fixed supply currency such as Bitcoin, any change in demand for the currency affects the value (price) of the currency. Therefore, the volatile nature of demand based on real world forces and economic conditions cause wide...

AN ALTERNATIVE TO FREEZING TRON - Bankroll Network Stockpile

15 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

I am definitely not a rich man by any stretch of the imagination. Like most, I hate paying the exorbitant ETH Gas Fees for small transactions. This is one reason I love Tron and the Tron Network - more reasonable fees than ETH.  So, I acquired a bunc...

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Second Impeachment of Donald J. Trump

14 Feb 2021 1 minute read 3 comments kev_nag

Let me please start with a disclaimer. I have no political agenda. I am merely a United States citizen who is interested in following the News and Current Events. This article is written based upon my observations of the proceedings in the House and...

Little Guy to the Sidelines - Crazy Gas Prices

13 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

I'm just a casual retail investor who does my homework. This morning I learned first hand what I've been reading about gas prices on the Ethereum chain. And for sure, it was not a happy lesson. After a lot of independent research, as well as reading...