Differences between the stock and cryptocurrency market

Asset Ownership Shares of stock represents ownership in the company issuing the stock, while most crypto assets do not represent ownership. 

Market Access and Trading Hours Stock markets open for trading Monday through Friday during business hours, while the cryptocurrency market is open 24/7.

Transparency and Regulation Stock markets globally are heavily regulated by government bodies, while the cryptocurrency market are unregulated.

Market Volatility While both markets are susceptible to volatility, the crypto market is typically more unpredictable and turbulent.

Trading Pairs Stocks are trade against the local fiat currency. While cryptocurrencies are traded against both fiat & cryptocurrencies.

Liquidity Stock markets are regarded as highly liquid, while liquidity in the crypto markets varies significantly from one crypto to another.