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 Under Armour: This Is the First Quarter Where Inventories Aren't in Trouble

Jim Cramer on Under Armour: This Is the First Quarter Where Inventories Aren't in Trouble

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Under Armour's UA latest quarter was the first quarter where inventories weren't in a lot of trouble.

Jim Cramer on Tax Reform: I Think It's Dead

Jim Cramer on Tax Reform: I Think It's Dead

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer thinks the tax proposals announced by the Trump administration on Wednesday are dead.

Cramer: Oil Gets in the Way of a Rally

Cramer: Oil Gets in the Way of a Rally

Without OPEC cutting back, we are sowing the seeds of our own price destruction.

Jim Cramer Previews Alphabet and Microsoft's Earnings

Jim Cramer Previews Alphabet and Microsoft's Earnings

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer previews quarterly results from Alphabet GOOGL and Microsoft MSFT.

Jim Cramer on Southwest: This Is the Chance to Buy Warren Buffett's Airline

Jim Cramer on Southwest: This Is the Chance to Buy Warren Buffett's Airline

TheStreet's Jim Cramer said Southwest Airlines LUV doesn't bump passengers off flights and has a different reservation system than its competitors.