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

Cramer: Which Way Is the Economy Really Headed?

Cramer: Which Way Is the Economy Really Headed?

Arguments can be made for up and down.

Jim Cramer on Trump's Budget, Take Two Interactive, AutoZone, Toll Brothers, Xilinx, Lowe's and Tiffany

Jim Cramer on Trump's Budget, Take Two Interactive, AutoZone, Toll Brothers, Xilinx, Lowe's and Tiffany

TheStreet's Jim Cramer weighs in on President Trump's budget along with Tuesday's trending stocks, including Take Two Interactive, AutoZone, Toll Brothers, Xilinx, Lowe's and Tiffany.

Cramer: Waymo Is Miles Ahead of the Competition

Cramer: Waymo Is Miles Ahead of the Competition

Autonomous cars are here and now, and Alphabet's Waymo is leading the driverless revolution.

Jim Cramer: Lowe's Results Should Be Good

Jim Cramer: Lowe's Results Should Be Good

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer expects a good quarter from Lowe's.

Jim Cramer: Weak Dollar Is a Boon for Tiffany

Jim Cramer: Weak Dollar Is a Boon for Tiffany

TheStreet's Jim Cramer said a weakening U.S. dollar is going to help the bottom line of Tiffany, which releases earnings for its latest quarter on Wednesday.