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DDIntel - Why Bitcoin Will Never Go Green and How the Metaverse Will Change the World - Stories on DDI this Week

DDIntel - Why Bitcoin Will Never Go Green and How the Metaverse Will Change the World - Stories on DDI this Week
By DataDrivenInvestor • Issue #15 • View online
This week’s DDIntel covers the very best stock market investment tips, including how to magically grow your stock portfolio and the best stocks you can invest in November. Likewise, we cover why Bitcoin may never go green due to Bitcoin cleaning up its act environmentally and how the Metaverse may change blockchain forever due to the emergence of Meta and the development of a new digital age.
We also look at more lighthearted topics such as why being happy can change the world around you and how you can set your own goals for joy and share them with the world. Furthermore, we focus on the very best methods and tactics to keep control of your hard-earned money and how you can build an excellent business plan to grow your business successfully through finding your philosophical bedrock. Lastly, we discuss how free-thinking is crucial in a world full of left and right tendencies to realize your true potential and navigate life’s hurdles. 
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Our Expert This Week
Virtual Reality and even Augmented Reality is the future of retail and entertainment. Although many of us are reluctant to put these clunky devices on our faces, VR and AR are the future. It will change how we view the world and will shape our interactions with it. Although VR is currently big in the gaming space, it is yet to spread to other industries. But how can VR and AR be adapted to work-based scenarios and business models?
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Our Stories This Week
Metaverse the next big thing in crypto? | by Shefali O'Hara | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
The Metaverse is the manifestation of a virtual world online. One that allows users to interact virtually through entertainment or other means. It is a fully interconnected world virtually. It has been argued and is often assumed that these Metaverses will be the next big thing after the internet and will be built on the blockchain, with Cryptocurrency being its main currency. But is this true? Will the Metaverse be the next big thing in crypto? After the recent announcement of Meta by Mark Zukerberg, it certainly looks like it. Shefali O'Hara dives into this further in her article above. If you are interested in the Metaverse and want to understand more about it, you don’t want to miss out on this one.
How To Magically Grow Your Stock Portfolio | by Marc Guberti | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
Investing in stock is never easy. You can’t wave a magic wand, and suddenly your portfolio will see monumental gains or losses. Despite what some might say about the magical profitability of the stock market, stocks can be volatile and may make you lose money. Although there are methods out there highlighting the best ways to invest your portfolio in stock, none are so concise as Marc Guberti’s 3 step guide in how to grow your stock portfolio. He highlights the need to invest in the long term, research growing stocks, and invest in smaller companies. Check out his insightful article above. It will change your stock habits for the better.
How to start building customer centric business models with the philosophical principle of “bedrock” | DataDrivenInvestor
Developing a business model is often a tricky task. Nowadays, with all the readily available information, it can be tough to decipher what business model is best for your business. It is can also be intimidating, as creating a business model is no easy feat considering its complexity and time-consuming properties. However, finding the philosophical bedrock of a business model or idea may be fundamental in realizing and solving real problems regarding your business and its business model. In his article, Kasper Linde Krogage delves into this concept of bedrock further, highlighting how it can help entrepreneurs build a business model.
Bitcoin Will Never Go Green; But it Doesn't Matter Anymore | by Desiree Peralta | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
With the rise of environmentally friendly Cryptocurrency’s such as Cardano, Bitcoin has faced pressure to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Bitcoin mining is estimated to consume the same amount of energy as a small country. Thus, there have been calls for Bitcoin to reduce its environmental impact. However, Bitcoin eventually going green might be a false illusion. Desiree Peralta, in her article, outlines how Bitcoin will never go green and doesn’t need to due to three key reasons. Bitcoin mining isn’t as bad as it used to be. Bitcoin may be improving the consumption of the planet, and cryptocurrencies are more environmentally friendly than banks. 
The 5 Best Stocks to Invest in November | by Tom Handy | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
Investing in the stock market or Cryptocurrency is all the trend nowadays. People see investment as a way to enhance their investment portfolio, offering lucrative short and long term gains. Gone are the days of investing being seen as a hobby of the super-rich bankers. Normal people are now investing their fortunes into stocks. Celebrities such as Dave Portnoy have helped elevate day trading and long-term investment in stocks. However, as Dave and many investors know, only certain stocks are worth investment right now. Check out Tom Handy’s useful guide on the five best stocks to invest in this November. Investment in these stocks may help to improve your portfolio, so it is well worth a read. 
7 Money Rules I Follow Daily After Having Lost My Life-Savings | by Jari Roomer | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
Like it or not, money does make the world go round. Without capital, it is impossible to get a mortgage, purchase a fancy new car or put food on the table. Unfortunately, though, sometimes our spending habits go a bit awry and can lead us into debt. However, there are several ways you can take charge of your money and control what you spend. Check out Jari Roomer’s article on how he lost his life savings due to betting and how he managed to take back control of his spending habits by following seven fundamental money rules. It is an inspiring read and sure to get you taking better charge of your money.
Let Happiness Into Your Daily Life | DataDrivenInvestor
In a world where we are all so wrapped up in work and day to day chores, we often forget to stop, breathe and most importantly, be happy. Happiness is key to success not just in our personal lives but also in our work lives. It can help increase productivity and refine our ambitions and goals. Often people forget that they can set their own goals for joy, and they can share them. Jim Katzaman, in his article above, highlights how a little happiness will shine a light on everyone’s day and that you can set your own goals for joy. Give this delightful article a read. It is sure to lift your spirits.
Left-Brain v Right-Brain. Doesn’t Really Matter. Be Flexible In Your Thinking | DataDrivenInvestor
The world is polarized with left and right ideologies. Politics has dominated not only the media but also our brains and social interactions. Especially in western countries such as the US, the polarization of politics is at an all-time high. Often debates turn into political grudge matches full of narrow-minded opinions and raised voices. Society is missing the flexibility of thinking. Joanne Reed, in her article, outlines why we need to be flexible in our thinking and that the left and right doesn’t matter. It is an insightful read that challenges the status quo. The flexibility of thought is key and needs to be adopted by more people.
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