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: For the First Time in Ages, International Markets Deliver

Cramer: For the First Time in Ages, International Markets Deliver

I prefer revenue growth to corporate cash repatriation.

Rotation Acceleration Brings Hesitation; Changing of the Guard Nearly Everwhere: Jim Cramer's View

Rotation Acceleration Brings Hesitation; Changing of the Guard Nearly Everwhere: Jim Cramer's View

Cramer shares his views on how rotation acceleration brings top-calling hesitation, and wonders about how, nearly everywhere you look, there's a changing of the guard.

Tesla Matches Amazon Shareholder Enthusiasm; Home Depot Still Unbeaten: Jim Cramer's View

Tesla Matches Amazon Shareholder Enthusiasm; Home Depot Still Unbeaten: Jim Cramer's View

Cramer shares his views on how Tesla's only match for shareholder enthusiasm is Amazon, and discusses Home Depot's resistance to being beaten.

Calling a Market Top; The Price Is Wrong: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

Calling a Market Top; The Price Is Wrong: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

Jim Cramer ponders what motivates someone to call a market top, and talks about how the market could be playing 'The Price Is Wrong.'

Weekly Roundup

Market shifts attention from earnings to Trump administration plans. Among several portfolio moves, we exit 2 positions.