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: Here's How You Get a Not as Bad as Feared Quarter

Jim Cramer: Here's How You Get a Not as Bad as Feared Quarter

I have the answer behind the conundrum that forces stocks up that should be going lower.

Jim Cramer: Here Are Larry Kudlow's Two Key Points

Jim Cramer: Here Are Larry Kudlow's Two Key Points

I believe the weakness in this economy and the stock market stems from a lack of trade deals worldwide.

Jim Cramer on Larry Kudlow, Marc Benioff and Netflix's Earnings

Jim Cramer on Larry Kudlow, Marc Benioff and Netflix's Earnings

Let's talk Netflix earnings, Marc Benioff's new book, Larry Kudlow's comments on CNBC.

Jim Cramer: Netflix and CSX Lead the 'NABAF' Earnings Story

Jim Cramer: Netflix and CSX Lead the 'NABAF' Earnings Story

These stocks's earnings were 'not as bad as feared,' and here are some more names that pushed the NABAF narrative.

Jim Cramer: The Market Is Lapping Up These Stocks

Jim Cramer: The Market Is Lapping Up These Stocks

There are plenty of senior growth companies that can still move higher.

Jim Cramer: Where Can You Still Get Some Growth and a Big Yield?

Jim Cramer: Where Can You Still Get Some Growth and a Big Yield?

Right now, AbbVie is the best way to capitalize on the moment and on the future.

Jim Cramer Breaks Down the Democratic Debates and Bank of America Earnings

Jim Cramer Breaks Down the Democratic Debates and Bank of America Earnings

Jim Cramer weighs in on the financial sector and the Democratic debates.

Jim Cramer: The Democrats Debate, and the Future of Corporations

Jim Cramer: The Democrats Debate, and the Future of Corporations

I thought last night's debate was pretty frightening when it comes to managed care, banking, airlines, and drugs.

Is a Bear Market Upon Us? Jim Cramer Will Reveal What Investors Needs to Know

Is a Bear Market Upon Us? Jim Cramer Will Reveal What Investors Needs to Know

What do you do in a bear market? Are we in a bear market? Jim Cramer will be breaking it down in his next members-only Action Alerts PLUS conference call on Wednesday, October 16 at 11:45 a.m. ET.

Jim Cramer: Here's What We Can Bask in Today

Jim Cramer: Here's What We Can Bask in Today

On days like today you realize how much of this market has been mauled by the bear.