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

Last Week's Portfolio Changes

We exited Thermo Fisher Scientific to lock in sizable gains and reduced our price target on Wells Fargo amid its current turmoil.

Cramer: Think Oil Can Save This Market? Think Again

Cramer: Think Oil Can Save This Market? Think Again

We actually have no idea what the true level of oil should be.

Sentiments About the Market, Oil, Retailers: Jim Cramer's Views

Sentiments About the Market, Oil, Retailers: Jim Cramer's Views

Jim Cramer shares his views on why the market is hated and oil charades from the producing nations.

OPEC, HP, Ulta Salon and Lululemon: Jim Cramer's Views

OPEC, HP, Ulta Salon and Lululemon: Jim Cramer's Views

Jim Cramer shares his views on OPEC, luxury brands and tech.

An Amazon Market; Long-Term Thinking; Victimized American Airlines: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

An Amazon Market; Long-Term Thinking; Victimized American Airlines: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

In this weeks blogs Cramer talks about Amazon should run a stock market, the profits one can get looking down the road and how American Airlines is being victimized.