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 Activision Blizzard and Nvidia

Jim Cramer on Activision Blizzard and Nvidia

Jim Cramer still feels bullish on video game stocks and Nvidia.

Jim Cramer: The Trade-Rates Conundrum

Jim Cramer: The Trade-Rates Conundrum

We know that there are too many companies that are beholden to China for up earnings.

Jim Cramer on JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon's Turnaround

Jim Cramer on JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon's Turnaround

Jim Cramer talks about Jamie Dimon and how the CEO of JP Morgan Chase has changed his tune.

'The Fed Has to Change its Tune,' Says Jim Cramer

'The Fed Has to Change its Tune,' Says Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer gives his latest thoughts on the market's rebound after the selloff.

Jim Cramer's Talking Cannabis and FAANG at the October 13 Teach-In

Jim Cramer's Talking Cannabis and FAANG at the October 13 Teach-In

Jim Cramer is hosting a teach-in on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Jim Cramer: Ex-Fed Earnings Forecasts Just Won't Cut It

Jim Cramer: Ex-Fed Earnings Forecasts Just Won't Cut It

We could soon be in a guide-down mess.

Jim Cramer: I'm Not Saying the Fed's Gone Crazy, I'm Saying It's Gone Lazy

Jim Cramer: I'm Not Saying the Fed's Gone Crazy, I'm Saying It's Gone Lazy

The Fed's crystal ball is very clouded.

Jim Cramer's Take on Jerome Powell After President Trump's Comments

Jim Cramer's Take on Jerome Powell After President Trump's Comments

After President Trump's comments on the Federal Reserve hikes, Jim Cramer weighs in.

Canopy Growth Is the 'Only' Pot Stock Jim Cramer Suggests

Canopy Growth Is the 'Only' Pot Stock Jim Cramer Suggests

Jim Cramer still feels bearish on most of the Canadian pot Stocks.

Jim Cramer Is a Fan of Amazon at its Current Price

Jim Cramer Is a Fan of Amazon at its Current Price

Jim Cramer likes the look of Amazon.