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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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Jim Cramer: Here's My List of 15 Positives That Must Pan Out

Let's look at how we can go higher and what must go right before the advance has staying power.

Jim Cramer: Gary Gensler Won't Stand for Financial Engineering

Right now there is a lot of pushback to regulation.

Jim Cramer: What to Buy Now? That's a Tough One

I'm not a bear, but I'm honest about what I see out there, and right now it's tough to find something to hang our hats on.

Jim Cramer: You Can Own Gold and Crypto as Hedges But You Need to Be Realistic

Gold's value is its timelessness. Crypto? It's its timeliness, and, I fear, not much more.

Jim Cramer: We're on Shakier Ground Than We Thought

I have said over and over again that September is the cruelest month and it's playing out that way. Here's how I see it and how to position now.

Jim Cramer: Not Only Did Apple Win But Epic Games Lost Big

How come this decision was so opaque to so many?

Jim Cramer: We Can't Afford to Forget September 11, 2001

The fear is that those too young to remember the tragic events of that day will not understand the significance of them.

Jim Cramer: Lululemon Is the New Champion When It Comes to Crushing 2019 Numbers

There are not one but two things at work with this company and this stock.

Jim Cramer: Welcome to the Most Treacherous of Months

Here's why I am concerned about the weeks ahead -- other than any potential self-fulfilling prophecies about September.

Jim Cramer: Travel to Italy? Never Felt Safer

The public health officials in Italy are uniformly trying to wipe out COVID and private industry seems to eagerly embrace the judgment.

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