Jim Cramer is one of America's most recognized and respected investment pros and media personalities. He runs Action Alerts PLUS, a charitable trust portfolio. In 1996, Jim founded TheStreet, one of the "most visited" financial media websites for individual to institutional investors. Jim also writes daily market commentary for TheStreet's Real Money premium service, and participates in video segments on TheStreet TV. He also serves as host of CNBC's "Mad Money" television program as well as co-host of “Squawk on the Street”.
Jim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he was president of The Harvard Crimson. He went on to earn a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1984. From there Jim joined Goldman Sachs, where he worked in sales and trading. In 1987, he left Goldman to start his own hedge fund. While still managing his fund, Jim helped start Smart Money for Dow Jones.
He 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, his newest book, Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully. Jim 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
Breaking Down Analog Devices' Purchase of Linear Technology
Jim Cramer is watching Linear Technology after Analog Devices agreed to buy the company for $14.8 billion.
Jim Cramer: There's a Short Squeeze on Buffalo Wild Wings
There is a short squeeze driving Buffalo Wild Wings higher, says Jim Cramer.
Jim Cramer Previews the Fed's Interest Rate Decision
Hawkish Fed governors have their opportunity to make the case for higher rates after this recent slew of positive economic news, says Jim Cramer.
Here's the Restaurant Chain That Jim Cramer Thinks Is Doing 'Incredibly Well'
Jim Cramer says Panera is doing very well as it continues to roll out new technology to improve the customer experience and increase ordering speed.