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: LULU's Perfect Storm of Boo-Boos

Cramer: LULU's Perfect Storm of Boo-Boos

An erratic 8 weeks have taken 20% out of Lululemon's market cap.

Cramer: Market Circles Back to Lift Sagging Sectors

Cramer: Market Circles Back to Lift Sagging Sectors

Banks and transports are back in business.

Jim Cramer Talks Lululemon, Apple, Chipotle and ConocoPhillips

Jim Cramer Talks Lululemon, Apple, Chipotle and ConocoPhillips

TheStreet's Jim Cramer discusses Thursday's trending stocks including Lululemon LULU, Apple AAPL, Chipotle CMG and ConocoPhillips COP.

Jim Cramer Interviews the Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Brooks

Jim Cramer Interviews the Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Brooks

TheStreet's Jim Cramer speaks with Philadelphia Eagles player Brandon Brooks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Jim Cramer Is Watching BlackBerry's Earnings on Friday

Jim Cramer Is Watching BlackBerry's Earnings on Friday

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on quarterly results from BlackBerry BBRY.