The cryptocurrency space is undergoing rapid growth and transformation. Countries across the world are finally coming to terms with this and creating regulatory frameworks for the use of alt coins. Regulations will likely lead to greater mainstream adoption of and investments in cryptos. However, even today, cryptocurrencies are gaining popularity among traders. And, in their desire to make the most of their investments, traders require credible sources of news and information pertaining to the crypto space, along with reliable investment advice and updates on market movements.

So, whether it is the market cap of a specific digital currency that you are looking for or news about the latest ICO launches, here are some of the best news sources that can help you.

1.     CoinDesk.com

Founded in 2013, CoinDesk is a leading news site specifically tailored to digital currencies. The channel has over 600,000 followers across its social media channels on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Over 150,000 people are subscribers to its daily and weekly newsletters. CoinDesk also hosts the Consensus Summit; an annual blockchain event held in New York and attended by thought leaders, crypto investors and tech entrepreneurs from around the world.

Whether it is trading advice, tutorials on technical indicators, blockchain market analysis reports, press releases or ICO reviews, you will find plenty of information on this well-curated site, run by independent blockchain journalists.

2.     CoinTelegraph.com

CoinTelegraph is an independent publication that offers the latest news, coin prices, breakthroughs and analysis, expert opinions and commentaries from leading sources in the digital currency community. Their mandate is to increase awareness about the many intricacies and advantages of the latest blockchain innovations, so that investors can make informed decisions.

Founded in 2013, this London-based crypto news site is known for its fantastic production value. They include unique and fun images with their articles, which makes it interesting and have plenty of content related to ICO marketing strategies as well. CoinTelegraph.com has a global management team, stationed in countries across the world, including San Francisco, New York, Memphis, Ontario, London, Paris, Rome and Madrid, to name a few. Check out the site for market tools, market analysis, weekly overviews and fun quizzes too.

3.     CoinMarketCap.com

The world’s leading authority on crypto data, CoinMarketCap is a highly credible site when you need to know accurate digital currency market caps, real-time price movements, volume and other important metrics that define a coin’s market value. If you want to know about the top 100 coins ranked in order of various metrics, such as market cap, volume, circulating supply and more, this is the site to trust.

The site allows you to see price histories of coins, right from their market launch until the present day. It also features a crypto-events calendar and a newsletter to notify traders and investors about important news, analysis, reports and updates.

4.     CCN.com

Originally called Cryptocoinnews.com, this site was founded in 2013. Today, it has over 100,000 unique visitors per day, accessing a huge variety of content. It is incidentally a partner of Hacked.com, which gives important crypto trading tips and ICO reviews to investors for a membership fee.

CCN also covers topics related to macro events and coin regulations by governments and other authorities. You will find a healthy dose of articles and expert opinions in sections, such as “Blockchain News” and “Altcoin news.” There is a separate section for the ICO calendar and real-time prices of different coins. You will also find the “CCN Podcast,” which regularly features various important crypto innovators and thought leaders.

5.     Bitcoinist.com

Visited by over 2 million readers each month, Bitcoinist is one of the prime sources of information regarding Bitcoin, altcoins and the blockchain technology space. The site offers content related to technical analysis, community events and business news pertaining to the industry.

Check out sections like “Bitcoin Politics,” “Interviews,” “News,” “Altcoin” and “Mining” to gain in-depth insight into the dynamics of the crypto industry. You could also subscribe to the Bitcoinist.com newsletters or follow updates on social media channels like Twitter and Facebook.

Apart from checking out relevant news sites, it is also a great idea to follow large and active crypto communities on channels like Twitter, Reddit and Telegram. Through discussion forums, you will gain a good perspective on the ever-changing crypto markets, along with plenty of investment advice. It is also a good idea to keep track of blockchain events, since this will give you insight into the latest innovations.