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

How Jim Cramer Knew Nvidia Would Miss the Quarter

How Jim Cramer Knew Nvidia Would Miss the Quarter

Jim Cramer breaks down how he knew Nvidia would miss the quarter.

Jim Cramer Says That This Is a Question All Investors Must Ask Themselves

Jim Cramer Says That This Is a Question All Investors Must Ask Themselves

Jim Cramer has some advice for investors looking to pick stocks.

Don't Let a Short-Term Headwind Cloud Your Focus, Jim Cramer Says

Don't Let a Short-Term Headwind Cloud Your Focus, Jim Cramer Says

Here's the difference between short-term and long-term investing and what investors should be paying attention to.

Jim Cramer: We Must Never Be Blind to Opportunity

Jim Cramer: We Must Never Be Blind to Opportunity

As I have said repeatedly, if the Fed says it has won for now and the president gets substantive change out of the Chinese, the market turns.

Jim Cramer: Nvidia Is a Great Company and They Will Get It Right

Jim Cramer: Nvidia Is a Great Company and They Will Get It Right

I think NVDA made an honest forecasting mistake although one that I had the foresight to think they were wrong about.

Jim Cramer Says, 'You Can't Fall in Love With the Stocks'

Jim Cramer Says, 'You Can't Fall in Love With the Stocks'

Need some investing advice? Here's what Jim Cramer has to say.

Jim Cramer Discusses Nvidia CEO's Defensiveness on Earnings Call

Jim Cramer Discusses Nvidia CEO's Defensiveness on Earnings Call

Jim Cramer breaks down why Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, was so defensive on the earnings call.

Jim Cramer's Advice for Investors Eyeing Nvidia

Jim Cramer's Advice for Investors Eyeing Nvidia

Need some advice on Nvidia? Jim Cramer has you covered.

Jim Cramer Reveals His First Step When Picking a Stock

Jim Cramer Reveals His First Step When Picking a Stock

Jim Cramer breaks down why he and his team prefer secular growers to cyclical growers.

Jim Cramer: A Rally in Europe Has Little to Nothing to Do With Us

Jim Cramer: A Rally in Europe Has Little to Nothing to Do With Us

If Europe is up and the pajama boys take our market up today, fade it.