The Evolution Of Arbitrage And Front-Running On Ethereum

The Evolution Of Arbitrage And Front-Running On Ethereum

The financial game Half-Rekt (NME) is a very interesting study for anyone interested in arbitrage or front running in the dark forest of Ethereum. It was structured in a way that we can watch the entire evolution in just one day. Every hour there was a simple function...
Defi Arbs Explained: The $15m Eminence Attack

Defi Arbs Explained: The $15m Eminence Attack

Early morning on Tuesday 29 September an arber/hacker found an exploit with the brand new Eminence (EMN) system that allowed them to do a flash loan and arb out $15m profit. In this post, I will go over exactly how they did it. The arb was split over three identical...
Opportunities In Crypto Ep2 – Flash Loans & Swaps

Opportunities In Crypto Ep2 – Flash Loans & Swaps

The coolest innovation in the past year in crypto and defi are flash loans. Flash loans allow you to borrow money with no collateral provided you pay it back in the same transaction. In this post I will explain what flash loans are, how they work and what they are...
Opportunities In Crypto Ep1 – COMP & BAL Farming

Opportunities In Crypto Ep1 – COMP & BAL Farming

In March I launched a proprietary fund to trade on cryptocurrency believing that the opportunities I found as a professional gambler could translate to crypto. In this series, I will talk about different opportunities that the fund is currently making money off....