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: Skyworks Can Resume Its Climb

Cramer: Skyworks Can Resume Its Climb

The company provided you with a roadmap for further blowouts.

Jim Cramer: HPE's Pullback Is Just a 'Bump in the Road'

Jim Cramer: HPE's Pullback Is Just a 'Bump in the Road'

Hewlett Packard Enterprises has seen its share price stumble, but Jim Cramer calls the stock's pullback a mere 'bump in the road.'

Jim Cramer: Trump Tariffs Will Hurt Retailers, but Not TJX or Costco

Jim Cramer: Trump Tariffs Will Hurt Retailers, but Not TJX or Costco

Jim Cramer says President-elect Donald Trump's proposed tax on imported goods will hurt U.S. department-store stocks 'very much,' but that two of his favorite picks should weather the storm.

Adding to Apache Amid Sector Uncertainty

We'll look beyond energy group weakness and lower our cost basis in APA further.

Cramer: Trump's Treasury Pick Has Nothing New to Say, and That's Great

Cramer: Trump's Treasury Pick Has Nothing New to Say, and That's Great

As long as Mnuchin doesn't knock over the tripod.