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

What to Watch for When Canopy Growth Reports According to Jim Cramer

What to Watch for When Canopy Growth Reports According to Jim Cramer

Here's what Jim Cramer's watching for when Canopy Growth reports after the bell Thursday.

Jim Cramer on JPMorgan's Crypto Push and Nvidia's Earnings

Jim Cramer on JPMorgan's Crypto Push and Nvidia's Earnings

Here's what Jim Cramer thinks JPMorgan's push into crypto could mean for the markets and what he expects from Nvidia's earnings

Jim Cramer's Reaction to Coca-Cola's Earnings

Jim Cramer's Reaction to Coca-Cola's Earnings

Coca-Cola released earnings before the bell Thursday morning. Here's what Jim Cramer thought about the report.

Jim Cramer Says That You Can Now Buy Retailers Again

Jim Cramer Says That You Can Now Buy Retailers Again

Jim Cramer said that investors can buy retailers again 'without much worry.'

What You Missed During Jim Cramer's Action Alerts Plus Call

What You Missed During Jim Cramer's Action Alerts Plus Call

Members take to Twitter and tell Cramer what they think about his power rules to tame an unruly bear market. Hear what they had to say.

Jim Cramer on Canopy Growth, Nvidia, PepsiCo and Amazon In 2 Minutes

Jim Cramer on Canopy Growth, Nvidia, PepsiCo and Amazon In 2 Minutes

Ready for a quick recap of the headlines? Jim Cramer talks about CGC, NVDA, PEP and AMZN in two minutes.

'Be Ready to Rotate Back Into Soft Goods Stocks,' Warns Jim Cramer

'Be Ready to Rotate Back Into Soft Goods Stocks,' Warns Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer gives his advice to investors looking to invest in consumer products.

'The Government Shutdown Has Created an Overhang of Large IPOs,' Says Jim Cramer

'The Government Shutdown Has Created an Overhang of Large IPOs,' Says Jim Cramer

The government shutdown could have an impact on the FANG stocks.

Jim Cramer: Don't Underestimate the Importance of a China Trade Deal

Jim Cramer: Don't Underestimate the Importance of a China Trade Deal

Today's rally is all about how the world's economies could return to sustainable global growth.

Jim Cramer: Nvidia and the Driving Need For More Computing

Jim Cramer: Nvidia and the Driving Need For More Computing

Things are about to normalize and they are going to normalize in gaming first and then the data center next.