This Week in Crypto 12.01.2024

MXC Official
2 min readJan 12, 2024

Welcome to another edition of “This Week in Crypto,” where we unravel the latest stories shaping the dynamic world of digital assets. Join us as we explore the Ethereum community’s apprehensions regarding Vitalik Buterin’s proposal, the groundbreaking approval of Bitcoin ETFs by the SEC, and the persistent optimism surrounding Bitcoin’s bull market.

Key Highlights:

1. Ethereum’s Gas Limit Debate

2. SEC Approves Bitcoin ETFs: A Watershed Moment

3. Bitcoin’s Ongoing Bull Market: Reasons for Optimism

1. Ethereum’s Gas Limit Debate

The Ethereum community is abuzz with discussions on Vitalik Buterin’s call for a 33% gas limit increase. While this move aims to enhance network throughput, concerns arise about the potential drawbacks, particularly the accelerated growth in the size of the blockchain state. Ethereum developers grapple with finding solutions to balance increased transaction capacity with the challenges posed by a larger blockchain.

2. SEC Approves Bitcoin ETFs: A Watershed Moment

In a historic move, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given the green light to 11 Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This decision marks a significant milestone, opening doors for a broader investor base to participate in the crypto market without directly owning Bitcoin. As the crypto industry celebrates, the SEC maintains a skeptical stance, emphasizing caution for investors amidst the evolving landscape.

3. Bitcoin’s Ongoing Bull Market: Reasons for Optimism

Bitcoin’s resilience takes center stage as it approaches the $50,000 mark, reigniting discussions about the durability of the ongoing bull market. Despite recent challenges, traders find solace in on-chain data, supply shocks, and a reset in derivatives markets. The debut of U.S. spot Bitcoin ETFs adds a new layer of complexity to market dynamics, prompting both enthusiasm and cautious optimism among investors.

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