Jim Cramer


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

Allergan's Drop Doesn't Shake Our Confidence

Reversal of earlier gains reflects broader pricing-related biotech selloff and potential implications of Apple's EC issues.

What’s Ailing Apple? There Could Be a Much Broader Issue at Play

Concerns about European Commission actions present a potential near-term overhang (and opportunity) in the shares.

Cramer: With Oil Plunging, How Is This Little Guy Thriving?

PDC Energy makes a 'game-changing' land acquisition.

Jim Cramer Awaits Dollar Tree and Dollar General's Earnings

Jim Cramer Awaits Dollar Tree and Dollar General's Earnings

Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on quarterly results from Dollar Tree and Dollar General released on Thursday before the markets open.

Jim Cramer: People Want to Touch Furniture

Jim Cramer: People Want to Touch Furniture

Jim Cramer says people want to touch furniture, which bodes well for brick-and-mortar furniture outlets.