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: Sometimes The Market Just Doesn't Seem Fair
Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner's top-notch CEO, has had to wait years for investors to see the tremendous value of his work.
Cramer: There Are Great Deals Out There, but AT&T-Time Warner Isn't One of Them
These other deals make a lot more sense than T-TWX.
Happy Anniversary iPod! Jim Cramer on Apple's Milestone
Jim Cramer doesn't just like his iPhone - he carries around an older model iPod too.
Jim Cramer Will Be Watching Deutsche Bank Earnings
Investors will be waiting to see what Deutsche Bank has to say about a settlement with the U.S. government when it reports earnings this week.
Jim Cramer: Apple Is a Stock to Own Not Trade
Apple is a stock to own, not to trade, despite all the Wall Street analysts perpetually predicting its downfall, says Jim Cramer.