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

Why Jim Cramer Says the Tariff Delay Had Everything to Do With Apple

Why Jim Cramer Says the Tariff Delay Had Everything to Do With Apple

Jim Cramer says the latest tariff news that sent markets surging had everything to do with Apple.

Jim Cramer: It's History, Not Me, Saying There's Always a Bull Market Somewhere

Jim Cramer: It's History, Not Me, Saying There's Always a Bull Market Somewhere

Not everything can go down, even if the economy turns weak.

Jim Cramer Reveals 2 Stocks That Could Benefit From a Slowdown

Jim Cramer Reveals 2 Stocks That Could Benefit From a Slowdown

Jim Cramer breaks down what stocks could be safe in a slowdown.

The Good, the Bad and the Goldman: Why Jim Cramer Doesn't See a Recession Yet

The Good, the Bad and the Goldman: Why Jim Cramer Doesn't See a Recession Yet

While Wall Street has certainly had its share of doom and gloom, Jim Cramer doesn't see a recession on the horizon ... yet.

What Implications Could Jeffrey Epstein's Death Have for Wall Street?

What Implications Could Jeffrey Epstein's Death Have for Wall Street?

Speculation abounds after news of Jeffrey Epstein's death broke over the weekend. Jim Cramer breaks down why Wall Street can't let the story go.

Jim Cramer on the Viacom-CBS Merger: Enough Is Enough

Jim Cramer on the Viacom-CBS Merger: Enough Is Enough

Here's what has Jim Cramer fed up with the much-awaited merger between Viacom and CBS.

Epstein, Hong Kong, Markets, Recession? What's at the Top of Jim Cramer's Mind

Epstein, Hong Kong, Markets, Recession? What's at the Top of Jim Cramer's Mind

Jim Cramer reveals the most important things to watch as Wall Street returns from the weekend.

Jim Cramer: 2 Stocks to Own on a Slowdown

Jim Cramer: 2 Stocks to Own on a Slowdown

Own, but don't buy yet, Dollar Tree and Darden Restaurants.

Jim Cramer Explains How to Spot Market 'Landmines' in Your Portfolio

Jim Cramer Explains How to Spot Market 'Landmines' in Your Portfolio

Is there a "landmine" hiding in your portfolio? Jim Cramer breaks down how to approach your favorite stocks.

Jim Cramer Talks Rome and the Rise of the AMD Server CPU Empire

Jim Cramer Talks Rome and the Rise of the AMD Server CPU Empire

Will AMD's newest chips cause the fall of the Intel server CPU empire?