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
Cramer: There's More to Tech Than FAANG
It's important to spend time in California to understand what's coming in technology.
Video: Jim Cramer on What Larry Kudlow's White House Job Means for Stocks
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Larry Kudlow, who will become National Economic Council director, is pro-growth.
Video: Jim Cramer Breaks Down Adobe's E-Commerce Strength
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Adobe offers fabulous solutions for companies looking to conduct e-commerce.
Video: Jim Cramer's Outlook on PayPal, Intel and Workday
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer interviewed the CEOs of PayPal, Intel and Workday in San Francisco this week on CNBC's Mad Money.