ShapeShift report calls ‘staking derivatives’ a potential win-win for PoS users

ShapeShift report calls ‘staking derivatives’ a potential win-win for PoS users

The derivatives landscape offers “tantalizing” opportunities for stakers, according to Kent Barton of ShapeShift. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t risks. In a newly released report, Swiss cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift explores the potential role of so-called “staking derivatives” in addressing some of the challenges posed by Proof-of-Stake, or PoS, protocols. Yield Unchained: Exploring Staking Derivatives shines the spotlight on existing challenges with POS protocols – namely, the opportunity cost that comes with locking up capital in a consensus mechanism. Staking derivatives, the....


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