Ponzis or Game-changer? Algorithmic Stablecoins Part I - Ben Simon, Mechanism Capital, Ep. 128
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Algorithmic stablecoins like Ampleforth, Basis Cash, Empty Set Dollar and Frax are all the rage...but do these ostensible "ponzi" games have have any lasting value? In Part 1 of our 2 part series, Mechanism Capital analyst Ben Simon(@benjaminsimon97) joins us in discussing:

  • The economic origins of algorithmic stablecoins
  • The main trade offs of algo stable models
  • How algo stables compare to other trustless stablecoins
  • Ampleforth vs. Basis Cash

Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed.

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