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: When to Violate an Initial Price Basis

Jim Cramer: When to Violate an Initial Price Basis

Curious about how Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust portfolio approaches stocks? Here's his advice to one club member on Cramer's exclusive members-only July conference call.

Move Over EPS, Jim Cramer Has a New Investing Term

Move Over EPS, Jim Cramer Has a New Investing Term

Jim Cramer has a new investing term for investors to pay attention to. Hint: It sounds very similar to EPS.

Is Microsoft Azure Catching Up to Amazon Web Services? Jim Cramer Weighs In

Is Microsoft Azure Catching Up to Amazon Web Services? Jim Cramer Weighs In

Jim Cramer discusses Microsoft Azure and whether or not Azure can overtake Amazon Web Services.

What Jim Cramer Wants to See From the Federal Reserve's July Decision

What Jim Cramer Wants to See From the Federal Reserve's July Decision

Jim Cramer's got some thoughts about the Federal Reserve after New York President John Williams made some dovish comments Thursday.

Trying to Invest in Steel? Jim Cramer Explains How to Get Started

Trying to Invest in Steel? Jim Cramer Explains How to Get Started

Jim Cramer's got some investing advice when it comes to investing in steel.

What Over 40 Years of Trading Steel Is Telling Jim Cramer About Nucor

What Over 40 Years of Trading Steel Is Telling Jim Cramer About Nucor

Jim Cramer channeled over 40 years of experience to break down why investors should consider investing in Nucor.

Jim Cramer's Thoughts on Microsoft's Earnings, the Fed, Nucor and Steel

Jim Cramer's Thoughts on Microsoft's Earnings, the Fed, Nucor and Steel

Jim Cramer tackles Microsoft's earnings, New York Federal Reserve President John Williams dovish comments and his thoughts on Nucor and steel.

Jim Cramer: The Demand for Twilio's Platform Is 'Staggering'

Jim Cramer: The Demand for Twilio's Platform Is 'Staggering'

Curious about Twilio's coding school? Well, Jim Cramer attended and he's got some insight on the company for investors.

Jim Cramer: Why You Should Buy Nucor Right Now

Jim Cramer: Why You Should Buy Nucor Right Now

This is the way to play the new, Fed-induced, president-endorsed steel cycle.

Jim Cramer Reveals His 3 Keys to Surviving Earnings Season

Jim Cramer Reveals His 3 Keys to Surviving Earnings Season

Jim Cramer has some advice for investors who are baffled by this market and how to react to earnings from some of his favorite stocks .