ep. 69


Is Anchor’s 19% APY Sustainable | Weekly Round Up

On this episode of Empire's Weekly Roundup, Jason is joined by Blockworks Co-founder and On The Margin podcast host Mike Ippolito, Blockworks Markets Strategist Byron Gilliam, and Matthew Hepler, vice president of portfolio management at Arca.

Matt joins the show to discuss Anchor, its upcoming protocol proposal and the sustainability of the protocol’s 19% APY. He also chats about the differences in governance in equities versus crypto.

Jason, Mike and Byron then dive into the hottest stories of the week: the Luna Foundation Guard’s burning of 4.2 million LUNA, Biden’s crypto executive order, Andre Cronje & Anton Nell’s DeFi departure and if we in a bear market as sentiment & Crypto narratives begin to fade.


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