5 Key Differences Between the Stock and Cryptocurrency Markets

Market Hours Stocks: Trade during specific hours- 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Eastern Time). Cryptos: 24/7 trading, no closing or opening bells

Centralized vs. Decentralized Stocks: Centralized exchanges with governing bodies (NYSE, NASDAQ). Cryptos: Decentralized, no central authority

Asset Ownership Stocks: Represent ownership in a company, tangible rights and dividends. Cryptos: Digital ownership with the private key

Volatility: Stocks: Generally stable with periodic fluctuations. Cryptos: Known for high volatility

Regulation: Stocks: Stringent regulations, overseen by government bodies. Cryptos: Varied regulatory environments globally