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: ConocoPhilips Is Telling Us We're at Peak Oil Price

Cramer: ConocoPhilips Is Telling Us We're at Peak Oil Price

Its decision to sell a costly oil sands field shows it will focus on paying down debt.

Cramer: Home-Gamers, These Stocks Are Right in Front of Your Face

Cramer: Home-Gamers, These Stocks Are Right in Front of Your Face

The only thing that you need to fear about owning stocks is fear itself.

Cramer: Nat Gas Is the Big Winner of Deregulation

Cramer: Nat Gas Is the Big Winner of Deregulation

President Trump's push to ease oil and gas regulations will be of more benefit to natural gas producers than to the coal industry.

Jim Cramer Talks Brexit, Buzzfeed, BlackRock, Restoration Hardware and Trump's Coal Deregulation

Jim Cramer Talks Brexit, Buzzfeed, BlackRock, Restoration Hardware and Trump's Coal Deregulation

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer discusses Wednesday's trending stories

Jim Cramer on Restoration Hardware: They're Going to Run This Place for Profit

Jim Cramer on Restoration Hardware: They're Going to Run This Place for Profit

Profitability is in focus for Restoration Hardware RH, according to TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.