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: Shorts End Up on the Wrong Side of Trump

Cramer: Shorts End Up on the Wrong Side of Trump

You had to be brave and go against the grain yesterday.

Why HPE Shares Have Struggled

We remain confident in HPE and are sticking with our $27 price target and One rating.

Cramer: And Now, the Von Trump Family Singers With 'My Favorite Things'

Cramer: And Now, the Von Trump Family Singers With 'My Favorite Things'

Housing, oil and other faves are enough to make me break into song.

Jim Cramer: How to Play Trump's Push for Keystone and Dakota Pipelines

Jim Cramer: How to Play Trump's Push for Keystone and Dakota Pipelines

Jim Cramer likes Magellan and Kinder Morgan as President Trump pushes pipelines.

Jim Cramer: Banks Are the Group to Buy Under Less Regulation

Jim Cramer: Banks Are the Group to Buy Under Less Regulation

Jim Cramer says there are two main reasons why bank stocks could be the ones to own in 2017.