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

Friday's Market Made No Sense; Time for Some Tech Comebacks: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

Friday's Market Made No Sense; Time for Some Tech Comebacks: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

Jim Cramer ponders how Friday's market made no sense, and how it's time for some comebacks by some tech companies.

Weekly Roundup

Market rally brings embattled sectors along for the ride. Portfolio moves include adding a new name.

Cramer: If You Can Make Sense of Today's Market, Let Me Know

Cramer: If You Can Make Sense of Today's Market, Let Me Know

It's the most random day of the week, with stocks all over the map.

Jim Cramer Explains Why the Russell 2000 Hit New Record Highs This Week

Jim Cramer Explains Why the Russell 2000 Hit New Record Highs This Week

Small cap stocks have rallied into new record highs this week, on hopes that regulations will lessen under President Trump.

Jim Cramer Is a Fan of Pipeline Company Magellan Midstream Partners

Jim Cramer Is a Fan of Pipeline Company Magellan Midstream Partners

Jim Cramer has added Magellan Midstream Partners to the charitable trust he manages, and is bullish on pipeline companies.