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 Isn't Sold on WeWork

Why Jim Cramer Isn't Sold on WeWork

Jim Cramer has some hesitations about WeWork.

Jim Cramer on WeWork, Macy's and the Inverted Yield Curve

Jim Cramer on WeWork, Macy's and the Inverted Yield Curve

Jim Cramer breaks down what investors need to know about WeWork's IPO filing, the inversion of the yield curve and Macy's earnings.

Jim Cramer: Be Ready for Multiple Days of Selling

Jim Cramer: Be Ready for Multiple Days of Selling

Random musings - looking forward to the club call momentarily!

Jim Cramer: Don't Bet With the Faceless Algos, Think Long Term Like Buffett

Jim Cramer: Don't Bet With the Faceless Algos, Think Long Term Like Buffett

Algos think short term, autopilot is not the best way to invest for the long term, especially when it goes against Warren Buffett.

Jim Cramer: We Don't Have a Bear Market, but You Need to Be More Careful

Jim Cramer: We Don't Have a Bear Market, but You Need to Be More Careful

Jim Cramer previews the most important things he's watching in the markets ahead of his upcoming members-only Action Alerts PLUS investing call.

Replay: Jim Cramer's Breaking Down Tariffs, and the U.S.-China Trade War

Replay: Jim Cramer's Breaking Down Tariffs, and the U.S.-China Trade War

Jim Cramer's tackling the U.S.-China trade war and his thoughts on the tariffs being pushed back to December 15.

Jim Cramer: Apple Among Many Big Winners in Tariff Delay

Jim Cramer: Apple Among Many Big Winners in Tariff Delay

Here are the other companies that will get a boost from pushing the tax on imports to mid-December.

Jim Cramer: What to Take Away From Larry Culp Buying More GE Stock

Jim Cramer: What to Take Away From Larry Culp Buying More GE Stock

How good should investors feel about GE CEO Larry Culp buying shares?

Jim Cramer Says Cannabis Is Getting Hot Again

Jim Cramer Says Cannabis Is Getting Hot Again

Jim Cramer weighs in on Tilray and why he's looking at other cannabis stocks.

Jim Cramer: Trump's Rooting for the Bulls

Jim Cramer: Trump's Rooting for the Bulls

By delaying tariffs on Chinese imports, the president is proving he's probably the most stock-sensitive leader in U.S. history.