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: The FAANGs Are Overbought, but the Industrials Aren't
And while GE had a lot of positive things to say this week, nobody cares.
Jim Cramer: You Have to Decide If You Want to Profit From This Moment
We have a different kind of market where you must know the SYMBOLS and know what the companies do that are the symbols.
AAP Exclusive: Cramer on the Stocks in His Bullpen (Watch Video)
In February's Action Alerts PLUS members' call, Cramer talks about some of the stocks on his wish list, as promised to his members.
AAP Exclusive: Cramer on Investing Overseas
In February's Action Alerts PLUS members' call, Cramer talks about the iShares MSCI EMU Index ETF and his thoughts on investing overseas.
Video: Jim Cramer Reveals Why His Charitable Trust Bought Goldman Sachs
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Goldman Sachs is a value play in an already cheap sector.