Oracles are critical components of nearly all DeFi protocols in use today, most commonly as reporters of token prices. At the basic level, oracles are bridges between on-chain and off-chain data, allowing smart contracts to act upon data from the world outside of the blockchain. Smart contracts are designed to execute transactions based on certain […]
As record amounts of capital continue to enter into the crypto markets, investors are beginning to look for the tools necessary to customize their yield, risk, and exposure to crypto assets. Several structured products already exist on-chain today, with varying degrees of complexity and user management involved for the different protocols. This research report highlights a few of the options available for crypto investors looking to more efficiently allocate their capital or to implement a more nuanced investment thesis.