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Liquid Restaking Leverage

Restaking summer is pushing airdrop hunters to chase new opportunities.
Jack Inabinet Jack Inabinet Feb 22, 20242 min read
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market analysis Liquid Restaking Leverage

Levered points. Liquid restaking is one of the most popular ways Airdrop Hunters are positioning themselves to make the most of restaking summer. Which protocol is elevating your ability to position yourself for these airdrops to an unprecedented level, and should you ape the token?

Gearbox (GEAR) pools capital from lenders, creating a market for degens to borrow deposits and deploy them to whitelisted smart contracts to farm yields with leverage or trade on margin.

The Protocolโ€™s latest product allows users to lever their exposure to liquid restaking tokens (LRTs) by up to 10x!

 The initial 2.5k ETH borrow limit for Gearboxโ€™s ether.fi weETH pool was hit within 24 hours of deployment, increasing the amount of ETH borrowed from Gearbox by 126% and sending natural yields on deposits surging to 8.5%!

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Jack Inabinet

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Jack Inabinet is a Senior Analyst with a passion for exploring the bleeding edge of crypto and finance. Prior to joining Bankless, Jack worked as an analyst at HAL Real Estate where he conducted market research and financial analysis for commercial apartment development and acquisition activities in the Seattle region. He graduated from the University of Washingtonโ€™s Michael G. Foster School of Business and remains based out of the Seattle area.

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