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

Jim Cramer on Canopy Growth, Nvidia, PepsiCo and Amazon In 2 Minutes

Jim Cramer on Canopy Growth, Nvidia, PepsiCo and Amazon In 2 Minutes

Ready for a quick recap of the headlines? Jim Cramer talks about CGC, NVDA, PEP and AMZN in two minutes.

'Be Ready to Rotate Back Into Soft Goods Stocks,' Warns Jim Cramer

'Be Ready to Rotate Back Into Soft Goods Stocks,' Warns Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer gives his advice to investors looking to invest in consumer products.

'The Government Shutdown Has Created an Overhang of Large IPOs,' Says Jim Cramer

'The Government Shutdown Has Created an Overhang of Large IPOs,' Says Jim Cramer

The government shutdown could have an impact on the FANG stocks.

What You Missed During Jim Cramer's Action Alerts Plus Call

What You Missed During Jim Cramer's Action Alerts Plus Call

Members take to Twitter and tell Cramer what they think about his power rules to tame an unruly bear market. Hear what they had to say.

Jim Cramer: Don't Underestimate the Importance of a China Trade Deal

Jim Cramer: Don't Underestimate the Importance of a China Trade Deal

Today's rally is all about how the world's economies could return to sustainable global growth.