Jim Cramer is one of America's most recognized and respected investment pros and media personalities. He runs Action Alerts PLUS, a charitable trust portfolio. In 1996, Jim founded TheStreet, one of the "most visited" financial media websites for individual to institutional investors. Jim also writes daily market commentary for TheStreet's Real Money premium service, and participates in video segments on TheStreet TV. He also serves as host of CNBC's "Mad Money" television program as well as co-host of “Squawk on the Street”.
Jim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he was president of The Harvard Crimson. He went on to earn a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1984. From there Jim joined Goldman Sachs, where he worked in sales and trading. In 1987, he left Goldman to start his own hedge fund. While still managing his fund, Jim helped start Smart Money for Dow Jones.
He 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, his newest book, Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully. Jim 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: Here's Why I Don't Say 'Sell, Sell, Sell' Apple
Don't get me started on the idea that it has to be sold.
Cramer: The 'Just You Wait' Crowd Keeps Waiting
The market continues to defy those players who believe we are seeing the calm before the storm.
Herbalife Shares Rise as Carl Icahn Ups His Stake, but Jim Cramer Is Cautious
Shares of Herbalife rose Monday on news Carl Icahn increased his stake. But Jim Cramer is more cautious.
Cramer: Metric-Less Herbalife Remains Rich People's Football
Figuring out the company's value is a mystery, so it's best to bypass the name.
Jim Cramer: The U.S. Is Ripe for an Interest Rate Hike
Jim Cramer says Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen needs to see this Friday's August employment number before she puts a September rate hike on the table.