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James Altucher shares his market views and discusses his latest book "Reinvent Yourself" in an exclusive interview for CNBC PRO with Mike Santoli.
On the next big financial innovation: "There's a lot more interest in investing in crowdfunded vehicles; you can even have crowdfunded IPOs now," Altucher said. "I think people should start looking into that."
On reinventing yourself: "Start asking yourself, what opportunities exist out there, and that involves a combination of reading and writing down ideas every day, just to exercise that creativity muscle," he said.
Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, angel investor and best-selling author of "Choose Yourself." He is an investor and advisor to more than 30 companies and hosts the popular business podcast "The James Altucher Show. "
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