May 12, 2022
We’re currently watching one of the the largest events in Crypto history.
The sketchy outlook in the markets has triggered a run on the UST stablecoin, which began destabilizing in the last several weeks.
As time progressed, the peg worsened, and it eventually rolled over into a complete crash of both the value of UST, and the native asset LUNA.
What led to the crash? Was it a coordinated attack, or an inevitable collapse?
What Red Flags were there ahead of time? What’s the fallout from all of this? What lessons can we learn?
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6:30 Explaining the Terra Ecosystem
9:30 Tail Risk and Background
13:50 Bitcoin, Curve, and Monsters
17:54 The Initial Destabilization
20:14 The Panic Begins
24:40 The Charts
27:18 A Total Collapse
32:30 Regulators Get Involved
35:08 Was This An Attack?
37:58 The Collateral Damage
40:00 Do Kwon’s Big Talk
41:52 Rick Sanchez and Basis Cash
44:08 Community Response
46:05 How Do We Move On?
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