5 Alpha Tweets - ETH Testnet Merge Success, Chainlink Staking & More
Welcome to the alpha please newsletter. I curate five alpha tweets every Friday; that’s it, that’s the newsletter.
1. The Ropsten Testnet Merge
The ETH Merge inches closer. I know, I know, we have been talking about the ETH merge for a very long time, but another major milestone was reached this week. The Ropsten Merge was a success and Danny put together a quick tweet storm to tell us what exactly happened.
2. Chainlink staking roadmap
DeFi Drew breaks down the most recent announcement from Chainlink. This is the first time we have seen a roadmap from the Chainlink team.
3. The Lummis-Gillibrand Crypto Bill
The proposed bill introduced by two American senators, Cynthia Lummis and Kirsten Gillibrand, aims to regulate digital assets in the U.S. The bill is aiming to segregate digital assets into commodities and securities. Namcios has written a great digest of the salient points.
4. Hunting airdrops
It pays to be a web3 user. Here is a handy list of protocols to test out and you might just get a retroactive airdrop.
5. stETH / ETH thoughts
Many have been watching the stETH / ETH peg and wondering what are the ramifications should the peg deviate significantly. Small Cap Scientist has been researching the situation. It’s worth reading lots of the discussion in the comments as well.
@alpha_pls tweet of the week
We all make mistakes in crypto, but reflecting on them and internalising those lessons is what makes the biggest difference. Here are a few of mine:
And that’s your alpha.
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