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
REPLAY: Jim Cramer on the Markets, Oil, Starbucks, Tesla, Okta and Red Hat
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: Trump's Trade Fight Is Just Beginning
You must expect that there can be no rapprochement, no truce.
Jim Cramer: Okta Is a Very Expensive Stock
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer interviewed Todd McKinnon, CEO of cloud identification company Okta.
Jim Cramer: Some Industrials Stocks Are Becoming Great Values
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer doesn't think rising oil prices or hopes of a trade war truce with China are good reasons to buy industrials stocks.
Jim Cramer Reacts to Toni Sacconaghi's Latest Tesla Note
Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi is out with a note raising questions about Tesla's automotive gross margins.
Howard Schultz to Jim Cramer: Starbucks Stock Is Cheap and Undervalued
Outgoing Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz told TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer that Starbucks shares are cheap and undervalued.
Jim Cramer: Reports of Attempted Trade Truce With China Are False
According to TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer's sources, news reports of an attempted trade truce with China are false.
Jim Cramer: The Bulls Are Driving in the Wrong Direction
Bulls have it wrong; the inputs point south, not north.
Jim Cramer: Industrials Beginning to Represent Value
Slowing growth and global trade are beginning to be priced into shares of industrials, turning them into value plays.
Jim Cramer: Williams Sonoma Is a Digitized Play
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer interviewed Williams-Sonoma CEO Laura Alber on CNBC's Mad Money.