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

Irma and Harvey Busted Algos; Probably Done Deals Under Trump: Best of Cramer

Irma and Harvey Busted Algos; Probably Done Deals Under Trump: Best of Cramer

Cramer explains that hurricanes Irma and Harvey busted the algorithms and also discusses how some deals have probably gone down during this administration.

Cramer: Food Stocks Are Going Hungry

Cramer: Food Stocks Are Going Hungry

The magic of this portion of the consumer-products stocks seems to be gone.

Cramer: European Pressure on China Could Change the North Korea Story

Cramer: European Pressure on China Could Change the North Korea Story

If you put enough economic pressure on China to replace their puppet in North Korea, they will.

Jim Cramer Reveals Why He Sold Western Digital for His Charitable Trust

Jim Cramer Reveals Why He Sold Western Digital for His Charitable Trust

Toshiba selling their chip unit to Bain Capital is exactly what they feared.

This Is How to Avoid Becoming Amazon Roadkill

This Is How to Avoid Becoming Amazon Roadkill

Amazon continues to crush everyone in retail. That's despite many big names trying to get crafty.