Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer runs the charitable trust portfolio, Action Alerts PLUS, and writes daily market commentary for TheStreet's RealMoney premium service. He also participates in video segments on TheStreet TV and serves as host of CNBC's "Mad Money" television program.

Cramer graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he was president of The Harvard Crimson. He worked as a journalist at the Tallahassee Democrat and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, covering everything from sports to homicide before moving to New York to help start American Lawyer magazine. After a three-year stint, Cramer entered Harvard Law School and received his J.D. in 1984. Instead of practicing law, however, he joined Goldman Sachs, where he worked in sales and trading. In 1987, he left Goldman to start his own hedge fund. While he worked at his fund, Cramer helped start Smart Money for Dow Jones and then, in 1996, he founded TheStreet. In 2000, Cramer retired from active money management to embrace media full time, including radio and television.

Cramer is the author of Confessions of a Street Addict," "You Got Screwed," "Jim Cramer's Real Money," "Jim Cramer's Mad Money," "Jim Cramer's Stay Mad for Life," "Jim Cramer's Getting Back to Even" and, most recently,"Get Rich Carefully."  He has written for Time magazine and New York magazine and has been featured on CBS' 60 Minutes, NBC's Nightly News with Brian Williams, Meet the Press, Today, The Tonight Show, Late Night and MSNBC's Morning Joe

Recent Articles By The Author

Costco Earnings Won't be Great, But Jim Cramer Says Investors Should Consider it a Longer Term Play

Costco Earnings Won't be Great, But Jim Cramer Says Investors Should Consider it a Longer Term Play

Ahead of Costco's earnings, Jim Cramer cautions that the stock could be under pressure in the short term.

Jim Cramer: It's Not Clear What's Going to Happen With PepsiCo

Jim Cramer: It's Not Clear What's Going to Happen With PepsiCo

Jim Cramer says he'll be watching quarterly results from Pepsico, which are due to be released on Thursday, before the markets open.

Jim Cramer: Amazon is Classically Undervalued

Jim Cramer: Amazon is Classically Undervalued

Amazon shares are hitting all-time highs but the shares remain classically undervalued, says Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer: Nike Should Have Addressed Future Sales

Jim Cramer: Nike Should Have Addressed Future Sales

Jim Cramer says Nike should have paid closer attention to future sales,

Jim Cramer on Deutsche Bank: Don't Bargain With the Justice Department

Jim Cramer on Deutsche Bank: Don't Bargain With the Justice Department

Jim Cramer comments on Deutsche Bank's latest woes.