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
Video: Dropbox's IPO Is the Most Important Market Event Friday, Jim Cramer Says
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Dropbox's initial public offering is the most important market event on Friday.
Jim Cramer: The Nasdaq Freefall Has All the Signs of a Total, Endless Panic
The lack of buyers in the Nasdaq would give anyone trepidation.
Jim Cramer on Micron: DRAM Is Very Strong
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Micron Technology deals with two lines of business: DRAM and flash.
Jim Cramer: A Micron Decline When It Could Have Had An Advance
If it weren't for Dropbox this Micron story would be the story of the day.
WATCH: Jim Cramer and Billionaire Ken Fisher on How #FakeNews Impacts Markets
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer spoke at the Financial Times Future of News event in New York City Thursday.