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

Jim Cramer on Coca Cola: It's Become a Total Beverage Company

Jim Cramer on Coca Cola: It's Become a Total Beverage Company

TheStreet's Jim Cramer said Coca Cola KO has become a total beverage company.

Cramer: Hasbro and Illinois Tool Works Are Still Worth Buying

Cramer: Hasbro and Illinois Tool Works Are Still Worth Buying

They have been big gainers already, but they have so much going for them.

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From Coca Cola's Earnings

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From Coca Cola's Earnings

TheStreet's Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on quarterly earnings from Coca Cola KO released on Tuesday.

Jim Cramer Is Watching DuPont's Earnings on Tuesday

Jim Cramer Is Watching DuPont's Earnings on Tuesday

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer is watching quarterly earnings from DuPont released on Tuesday.

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From 3M's Earnings on Tuesday

Here Is What Jim Cramer Expects From 3M's Earnings on Tuesday

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on quarterly results from 3M released on Tuesday.