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: Under Trump, These Are Probably Done Deals

Cramer: Under Trump, These Are Probably Done Deals

This administration is a lot more receptive to mergers and acquisitions.

Cramer: How to Avoid Being Amazon Roadkill

Cramer: How to Avoid Being Amazon Roadkill

Kohl's is among the retailers that are figuring out a way.

Nucor Is a 'Pounding the Table' Buy, Jim Cramer Says

Nucor Is a 'Pounding the Table' Buy, Jim Cramer Says

The steelmaker is down some 9% so far this year.

Cramer: Northrop-Orbital Deal Is Bigger Than Just the Synergies

Cramer: Northrop-Orbital Deal Is Bigger Than Just the Synergies

This deal wouldn't have gone through a year ago.

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From AutoZone, FedEx and Adobe's Earnings

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From AutoZone, FedEx and Adobe's Earnings

AutoZone, FedEx and Adobe release earnings on Tuesday.