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: PulteGroup Is the Stock to Watch Next Week

Jim Cramer: PulteGroup Is the Stock to Watch Next Week

This is the stock to watch next week when the Fed raises rates.

Jim Cramer: The Market Supports Tariffs Against China

Jim Cramer: The Market Supports Tariffs Against China

Even tariff haters have to admit that the stock market does not think earnings will be hurt or the market would be dramatically lower instead of hitting all-time highs.

Jim Cramer: Micron's Buyback May Stabilize the Stock

Jim Cramer: Micron's Buyback May Stabilize the Stock

Micron, RealMoney's Stock of the Day, reported earnings after the bell on Thursday.

Jim Cramer: It Feels Like There Could Be a Value Run

Jim Cramer: It Feels Like There Could Be a Value Run

Jim Cramer explains why he has a hard time selling a stock that trades at a low multiple.

Jim Cramer: Be Careful in the Cannabis Stocks

Jim Cramer: Be Careful in the Cannabis Stocks

Jim Cramer explains why he thinks Canopy Growth Corporation is the one cannabis stock that still looks investable.