Gauntlet Monthly Updates 2024

April 2024

Summary

Sharing a recap of Gauntlet’s market risk management work with Compound in April 2024. See below for this past month’s work summary and a preview of what’s coming up in May 2024.

Highlights

Quantitative Research

Category Work Completed Commentary
Quantitative Research Continuous research on Incentive Optimization for Compound’s incentive rewards

Incentives are used to bootstrap liquidity, promote growth, and facilitate decentralized governance growth.
Recommendations Executed v2 Deprecation Phase 11

Polygon USDC.e Risk Recommendations

Arbitrum USDC Interest Rate Curve Recommendations

Base WETH comets Interest Rate Curve & Rewards Recommendations

Ethereum WETH Interest Rate Curve Recommendations

Arbitrum comets Risk Recommendations

Base and Ethereum WETH comets Recommendations

Initial Asset Listing Recommendations for rsETH on v3 WETH Comet

UNI USDC v3 Comet Recommendations

WETH comets on v3 Base and ETH Incentive Optimization Recommendations
Daily risk simulations and stress tests.
Risk Modeling and Incentive Optimization Introduction of Metrics Tracking Lending Efficiency for Compound

Payment option for interest rate impact for Arbitrum USDC comet

LST and LRT Market Pricing vs. Exchange Rate Oracle Analysis

Published weekly market updates for all Compound comets: Arbitrum USDC.e, Arbitrum Native USDC, Polygon USDC.e, Ethereum USDC, Ethereum ETH, BASE USDbC, BASE WETH, Scroll USDC Native
Risk modeling to provide insight into new market launches for Compound as well as protocol-wide initiatives. Data-driven incentive optimization to help bootstrap liquidity, promote growth and facilitate decentralized governance growth.
Feature Upgrades Launched the Compound v3 Scroll USDC risk dashboard

Gauntlet’s Compound Risk Dashboard showcases and visualizes the market health and conditions of every comet on Compound, including data on top positions, assets, utilization rate, concentration, returns, liquidations, account health, and more.
Gauntlet continuously upgrades its product offering.
Risk Alerts Continued updates from our alerting platform

Risk monitoring and alerting is part of Gauntlet’s market risk management offering.

Upcoming Selected Work

  • Execute Base comet USDbC Incentive Optimization Recommendations
  • Interest rate, risk parameter recommendations, and incentives optimization for all Compound comets
  • Continuous monitoring of utilization levels and supply cap usage across all Compound comets
  • Continue support of community initiatives and market alerts

We are happy to answer any questions or hear any feedback from the community.