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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

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Recent Articles By The Author

Jim Cramer: Short-Sellers Provided the Ammo for Tuesday's Biggest Winners

Days like this are reminders of how important short-selling can be to an up market.

Jim Cramer: We Need to Bring Back Individual Investors

Cull ETFs and split shares to make stocks more attractive.

Jim Cramer: Zoom, Pinterest and the Irrational Exuberance of This Market

These stocks are too hot. There's just not enough money chasing hotness.

Jim Cramer: Diversification Is Good for Offense, Not Just Defense

This health care selloff shows the value of diversification to protect our portfolios -- and to go on the offensive and find bargains.

Jim Cramer: Want a Snapshot of the Economy? Look at the Rails

When you see that money pouring out of the market it is going to be looking for a home. The home will most likely want some economic sensitivity.

Jim Cramer: Netflix Is a Necessary Bargain

I don't care what Netflix says about weak domestic. I care about the slate. I care about missing out.

Jim Cramer: One Heck of a Resilient Market

A resilient market allows you to buy stocks when they get hammered and do so with some certainty that you won't get your head handed to you.

Jim Cramer: J.B. Hunt's Earnings Call Shows That the Economy Has Slowed

Trucking is a huge tell of the real economy, which has definitely slowed.

Jim Cramer: When the Death Star Strikes

It has become almost too onerous to own something that could be in Amazon's crosshairs.

Jim Cramer: This Is Why the Fed Should Not Tighten

The U.S. economy is doing okay, but not great, and you can see that in a number of sectors.

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