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

Jim Cramer: Don't Fret About Apple's Quarter

Jim Cramer: Don't Fret About Apple's Quarter

Jim Cramer breaks down uncertainty surrounding Apple's overseas manufacturing and possible trade war with China.

Jim Cramer: China Has Been at War With Us, We Have Not Acknowledged It

Jim Cramer: China Has Been at War With Us, We Have Not Acknowledged It

Jim Cramer says acknowledging a Chinese trade war has been taboo.

Jim Cramer Previews Union Pacific's Earnings

Jim Cramer Previews Union Pacific's Earnings

Jim Cramer looks at transport stocks as Union Pacific prepares to report earnings.

Jim Cramer: The Death of Football was Greatly Exaggerated

Jim Cramer: The Death of Football was Greatly Exaggerated

When talking about the Super Bowl's slumping ad and ticket sales, Jim Cramer points to the phenomenal numbers from the Green Bay / Cowboys playoff game.

HPE's Acquisition Makes Sense

SimpliVity: Complex-sounding purpose, simple strategy.