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

Cramer: Fields Got Run Over at Ford

Cramer: Fields Got Run Over at Ford

The fired CEO shouldn't get all the blame; the job couldn't be much tougher.

Jim Cramer Discusses Arconic, Ford, Apple, Qualcomm, Deere, Toll Brothers and AutoZone

Jim Cramer Discusses Arconic, Ford, Apple, Qualcomm, Deere, Toll Brothers and AutoZone

TheStreet's Jim Cramer analyzes Monday's trending stocks including Arconic, Ford, Apple, Qualcomm, Deere, Toll Brothers and AutoZone.

Jim Cramer: If AutoZone Reports a Good Number, Buy Snap-On

Jim Cramer: If AutoZone Reports a Good Number, Buy Snap-On

Buy shares of Snap-On if AutoZone reports a good quarter, according to TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.

Jim Cramer: Deere Had a Very, Very Strong Quarter

Jim Cramer: Deere Had a Very, Very Strong Quarter

Deere crushed its latest quarterly results, according to TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From Toll Brothers' Earnings

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From Toll Brothers' Earnings

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on quarterly results from Toll Brothers, released on Tuesday.