Bitcoin Nears $37K Amid Spot ETF Approval Buzz

Amidst a crypto market surge, the potential for U.S. Bitcoin ETF approval and market turbulence takes center stage.

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  • Bitcoin has surged to a new yearly high, signaling a shifting landscape.
  • The possibility of an early ETF announcement has fueled anticipations and debates.
  • Market observers have been caught off guard by Bitcoin’s resilient climb.

In the last 24 hours, Bitcoin has exhibited remarkable resilience, surging by an impressive 4% to attain a fresh year-to-date pinnacle of $36,970 on the 9th of November. This ascent, inching ever closer to the $37,000 threshold, reflects a palpable uptick in investor confidence in Bitcoin despite the pervasive market turbulence.

$100M Short Liquidations Stir Up Volatility

However, it’s worth noting that the cryptocurrency realm is no stranger to volatility. In the preceding 12 hours, a staggering $117 million worth of liquidations have transpired, with short liquidations accounting for a substantial $100 million slice of that sum, according to data sourced from CoinGlass.


Notably, the surge in Bitcoin’s value has garnered substantial support from U.S. investors. Indications suggest their influence is pivotal in propelling Bitcoin to its present heights. The prospect of an imminent approval for the U.S. Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) is generating palpable enthusiasm.

Is Speedy Approval for Bitcoin ETF on the Horizon?

Several analysts harbor the belief that an official decision regarding the Bitcoin ETF may be unveiled as early as the 10th of January, and ongoing trends, as well as prominent figures in the field, lend credence to the possibility of an even speedier approval.

The sudden and robust surge in Bitcoin’s value has left even seasoned market observers somewhat taken aback. It underscores a prevailing pattern of sustained growth, characterized by consistent upswings and an enduring market robustness.

On the Flipside

  • What goes up can come down just as swiftly, and investors should exercise caution in the face of such volatility.
  • The excitement surrounding the potential approval of the U.S. Bitcoin ETF is tempered by the fact that regulatory decisions can be unpredictable and subject to delays.
  • Regulatory processes are often meticulous and involve thorough scrutiny, which could extend the timeline beyond current expectations.

Why This Matters

The soaring Bitcoin price and the looming potential approval of a U.S. Bitcoin ETF indicate a profound shift in the cryptocurrency landscape. These developments could mark a critical juncture in the maturation of crypto markets, potentially opening the door to increased accessibility and mainstream adoption.


To learn more about the implications of a potential BTC spot ETF approval, read here:
Bitcoin Surge ‘Not Guaranteed’ with BTC Spot ETF Approval

For insights into the surging Bitcoin fees and how ordinal transactions are impacting the network, read here:
Bitcoin Fees Soar as Ordinals Transactions Clog the Network

This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

Kyle Calvert

Kyle Calvert is a cryptocurrency news reporter for DailyCoin, specializing in Ripple, stablecoins, as well as price and market analysis news. Before his current role, Kyle worked as a student researcher in the cryptocurrency industry, gaining an understanding of how digital currencies work, their potential uses, and their impact on the economy and society. He completed his Masters and Honors degrees in Blockchain Technology within Esports and Business and Event management within Esports at Staffordshire University.