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: The 10-Year Yield Could Go to 2.75%
The 10-year Treasury yield is back below 3% and TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer thinks the yield could dip to 2.75%.
Replay: Jim Cramer on the Markets, 10-Year Yield, Oil Prices and Foot Locker
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Friday's trending stocks from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Jim Cramer: Intuit Had a Fantastic Quarter
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer thinks Intuit is a buy at current levels, even though the stock has moved up.
Jim Cramer on Foot Locker's Earnings: Nike Is a Buy
Amid better than expected results from Foot Locker, TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer thinks Nike and Under Armour are buys.
Jim Cramer: We Have Some Strong Opportunities to Make Some Money Here
All of these stocks are standard go-to names when inflation is peaking.
Replay: Jim Cramer on North Korea, Oil Prices, Apple and Carnival Corporation
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Thursday's trending market topics from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Jim Cramer: The Stock Market's Having a Real Hard Time Evaluating Anything
There's an emotional component to trading that simply doesn't allow people to think straight.
Jim Cramer: If You're Concerned About Visa's Run, Check Out Global Payments
For investors who think Visa shares have run too much, Global Payments is a stock to consider, according to TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.
Jim Cramer: Taming the Inflation Beast
Don't stop fretting about inflation, but barring endless tariffs by the president, it is anything but permanent.