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 Jim Cramer Says It Will Take for Beyond Meat Investors to Eat Elsewhere

What Jim Cramer Says It Will Take for Beyond Meat Investors to Eat Elsewhere

Jim Cramer says that J.P. Morgan's downgrade isn't enough to deter investors from eating at Beyond Meat.

Jim Cramer on What to Watch in FAANG

Jim Cramer on What to Watch in FAANG

Jim Cramer breaks down what he's watching in the FAANG stocks with the House Judiciary hearing on big tech kicking off later Tuesday.

Beyond Frothy? What Jim Cramer Expects from the Markets, Trade Talks and FAANG

Beyond Frothy? What Jim Cramer Expects from the Markets, Trade Talks and FAANG

Jim Cramer breaks down what investors need to know about the trade talks, Beyond Meat's downgrade from J.P. Morgan and the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on big tech.

Why Jim Cramer Doesn't Think There'll Be a Definitive Trade Deal at G20

Why Jim Cramer Doesn't Think There'll Be a Definitive Trade Deal at G20

Jim Cramer said that he agrees with Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, about the possibility of a trade deal between the U.S. and China at G20. He believes that there will not be a definitive deal.

Jim Cramer: Why It Makes Sense for Salesforce to Buy Tableau Software

Jim Cramer: Why It Makes Sense for Salesforce to Buy Tableau Software

And why the stock will recover from this hammering on the merger news.

The 3 Things Jim Cramer Watches For When a Company Announces M&A Plans

The 3 Things Jim Cramer Watches For When a Company Announces M&A Plans

Jim Cramer weighs in on what he's watching when a company announces M&A plans.

Jim Cramer: There Are Clear Signs of Froth, but Is This Market Out of Control?

Jim Cramer: There Are Clear Signs of Froth, but Is This Market Out of Control?

The incredible trajectory of Beyond Meat is daunting to those of us who fear a toppy market and the run in the stock is a slap in the face of those who care about too much enthusiasm.

Jim Cramer: The One Thing That Could 'Break' the U.S. China Trade Talks

Jim Cramer: The One Thing That Could 'Break' the U.S. China Trade Talks

Here's the one thing that could break down the U.S.-China trade talks, according to Jim Cramer.

Why Jim Cramer Says the Raytheon Merger Makes United Technologies a Buy

Why Jim Cramer Says the Raytheon Merger Makes United Technologies a Buy

Jim Cramer breaks down what he likes about the proposed merger between Raytheon and United Technologies.

What Monday's Mergers and Acquisitions Tell Jim Cramer About the Markets

What Monday's Mergers and Acquisitions Tell Jim Cramer About the Markets

Jim Cramer weighs in on the merger between Raytheon and United Technologies, the Salesforce acquisition of Tableau and the Merck acquisition of Tilos Therapeutics.