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: These 4 Companies Deserve the Benefit of the Doubt
I have to question the judgment of those selling 3M, Domino's, Hasbro and Alphabet.
Jim Cramer on Freeport-McMoRan: Copper Is Exploding
Copper is exploding, according to TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.
Jim Cramer Reveals What to Watch in Boeing and Coca-Cola's Earnings
Boeing and Coca Cola earnings are on tap.
Jim Cramer on Apple, Alphabet, Facebook, Caterpillar, United Technologies, McDonald's, GM, Citigroup, Jimmy Choo, Boeing and Coca-Cola
TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Tuesday's trending stocks.