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 the Trump/Xi Deal Means for the FANGs, the Cloud Kings and More: Jim Cramer

What the Trump/Xi Deal Means for the FANGs, the Cloud Kings and More: Jim Cramer

Who's likely to win and who's likely to lose on Monday.

Jim Cramer and the Red Dead Experience

Jim Cramer and the Red Dead Experience

Jim Cramer learns more about Red Dead Redemption 2 and he discusses GameStop's next steps.

Ask Cramer: Time to Buy Canopy Growth?

Ask Cramer: Time to Buy Canopy Growth?

Time to buy Canopy? Cramer weighs in.

'Nafta Was Never Fair' - Jim Cramer Breaks Down the New Trade Deal

'Nafta Was Never Fair' - Jim Cramer Breaks Down the New Trade Deal

What's the deal with the new trade deal? Here's what Jim Cramer thinks.

Jim Cramer Talks the Birds and Bees of Finance

Jim Cramer Talks the Birds and Bees of Finance

Jim Cramer breaks down what investors need to know as the G-20 summit ramps up.

Jim Cramer: A Gameplan to Ride Out Trump-Jinping G-20 Talks

Jim Cramer: A Gameplan to Ride Out Trump-Jinping G-20 Talks

Here are some possible outcomes of this weekend, and how you can prepare your portfolio.

Jim Cramer: What If Trump Tweets Xi Forced Him to Ignite the 25% Tariff Fuse?

Jim Cramer: What If Trump Tweets Xi Forced Him to Ignite the 25% Tariff Fuse?

Here are 4 stocks that can be bought into the stock cyclone that might occur if things don't go the bulls way in the Argentine.

'Deutsche Bank's Gone Rogue,' Says Jim Cramer

'Deutsche Bank's Gone Rogue,' Says Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer explains why Deutsche Bank is Real Money's stock of the day.

Jim Cramer's Thoughts on the 'One and Wait' Fed

Jim Cramer's Thoughts on the 'One and Wait' Fed

Jim Cramer breaks down his thoughts on the Fed speech.

Ask Jim: Thoughts on Zuora?

Ask Jim: Thoughts on Zuora?

Jim Cramer breaks down his thoughts on Zuora.