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 Doesn't Like About Slack's Direct Listing

What Jim Cramer Doesn't Like About Slack's Direct Listing

Jim Cramer breaks down the one thing he's not a fan of when it comes to Slack's direct listing.

Jim Cramer: Beware the Second Coming of the 'Red Hots'

Jim Cramer: Beware the Second Coming of the 'Red Hots'

Stocks that rip higher in parabolic fashion are incredible until they are terrible.

Jim Cramer: How Oracle's Strategy Is Appealing to Other Companies

Jim Cramer: How Oracle's Strategy Is Appealing to Other Companies

Jim Cramer tackles Oracle's earnings and what they mean for the larger Cloud sector.

Why Jim Cramer Thinks That Slack Is a 'Red Hot'

Why Jim Cramer Thinks That Slack Is a 'Red Hot'

Jim Cramer has a handful of stocks that he thinks are 'red hot' and he thinks that while you can own one, you should avoid owning all of them.

Do You Even Slack? Jim Cramer Works in the Fed, Oracle and Slack

Do You Even Slack? Jim Cramer Works in the Fed, Oracle and Slack

Jim Cramer weighs in on whether or not the Fed did enough to avoid a tweet from Trump, Oracle's earnings report and Slack's first day as a public company.