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: How Facebook's Libra Can Bring Cryptocurrency to the Masses

Jim Cramer: How Facebook's Libra Can Bring Cryptocurrency to the Masses

Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on Facebook's new cryptocurrency, Libra.

Why Jim Cramer Thinks This Fed Meeting Is a 'Win-Win' for Markets

Why Jim Cramer Thinks This Fed Meeting Is a 'Win-Win' for Markets

Is the positive market trends in fact attributed to the Fed drift? Jim Cramer gives his take.

Jim Cramer: President Trump's Tariffs Were Never About Trade

Jim Cramer: President Trump's Tariffs Were Never About Trade

Jim Cramer reveals the real reason for President Trump's tariffs.

Jim Cramer: Launch of Libra Cryptocurrency Is a Great Reason to Buy Facebook

Jim Cramer: Launch of Libra Cryptocurrency Is a Great Reason to Buy Facebook

This initiative, targeting the unbanked, will go a long way to repairing FB's tattered reputation.

Replay:'Tension in the Markets: Cramer Tackles Trump Tweets, Boeing and Facebook

Replay:'Tension in the Markets: Cramer Tackles Trump Tweets, Boeing and Facebook

Jim Cramer weighs in on President Trump's tweets over the weekend, whether or not Boeing can be trusted after CEO Dennis Muilenburg admitted that the company made a mistake and a survey from Wall Street Journal and NBC found consumers hesitant to board the 737 Max. Cramer wraps it up with a look into Facebook's cryptocurrency push.

How Facebook's Cryptocurrency Will Help Consumers

How Facebook's Cryptocurrency Will Help Consumers

Jim Cramer breaks down what investors need to know about Facebook's cryptocurrency and how it'll benefit consumers--specifically those who are 'unbanked.'

Jim Cramer: If You Believe in Boeing, Buy This Stock

Jim Cramer: If You Believe in Boeing, Buy This Stock

Jim Cramer weighs in on what stock investors should consider if they trust Boeing.

Jim Cramer Reveals the Question That Could Define the Trump Presidency

Jim Cramer Reveals the Question That Could Define the Trump Presidency

Jim Cramer revealed the one question that investors should be eyeing when it comes to the 2020 election.

Jim Cramer Predicts What Happens to Markets if Trump Isn't Reelected in 2020

Jim Cramer Predicts What Happens to Markets if Trump Isn't Reelected in 2020

Jim Cramer has some ideas for what could send the market soaring after the 2020 election.

Jim Cramer: The Fed Has an Easy Call This Week

Jim Cramer: The Fed Has an Easy Call This Week

Right now, the Fed has to be worried about how much inflation the next round of tariffs is going to cause versus how much the tariffs will hurt our growth.