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

Oil and Math Don't Mix; Stumpf Going Down: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

Oil and Math Don't Mix; Stumpf Going Down: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

Jim Cramer ponders how oil and math don't mix, and the fate of Wells Fargo's Stumpf.

Weekly Roundup

The Fed, oil and banks were the main market movers this week. We exited one portfolio position and added a starter position in a tech name.

Jim Cramer Says Q3 Earnings are Going to be 'Okay'

Jim Cramer Says Q3 Earnings are Going to be 'Okay'

Jim Cramer urges market watchers to look at companies individually instead of making sweeping generalizations.

Initiating Starter Position in Bullpen Name

We will bring Hewlett Packard Enterprise in from the Bullpen, taking advantage of one of the few down days in the name over the last month.

Why an NXP/Qualcomm Deal Makes Sense

And what it means for us.