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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: Looking for Clarity in the Course of the Covid Timeline

I don't envy anyone trying to put together a model of these moments. So, you look for an intersection where you might be right no matter what.

Jim Cramer: Think Trimming Right Now Is Bad Advice? Good Luck

Here's why this is a good time to consider taking some off the table and raising cash.

Jim Cramer: Are You a Star Player? Let's Put It to the Test

Do you know what a company does, does it do it well, and is there anything going on that could change the trajectory?

Jim Cramer: Is the Market More Dangerous Because of 3 New Constituencies?

I can't educate the foreign investors. The professional mutual fund managers think I'm dead wrong. But I can help teach the new retail traders.

Jim Cramer: 2 Worrisome Signs I See With This Market

Until I see a change in what kinds of stocks are being pushed on Twitter, just call me troubled and concerned.

Jim Cramer: Stuck at Home Yet Still Hopeful? Then Lift the 'Barbell'

There are stocks for people who believe we're roaring back, those who are hiding out from the virus, and those fearing gloom and doom. But here are the ones I'd give a workout.

Jim Cramer: 20 Stocks That Are Emblematic of What's Driving the Market

This list is not a buy list but a list of stocks that have been brought to new heights.

Jim Cramer: A Guide to the Great Pandemic of 2020

Disinfectant makers, home repair retailers and even camping equipment names might be your best bet until a vaccine comes.

Jim Cramer: A Zweig Wave Is One That's Definitively Worth Surfing

Marty Zweig's dictums: 'Don't fight the Fed and don't fight the tape.'

Jim Cramer: Here's Who Would Bulk Up From a Big Infrastructure Bill

If a trillion dollar package were to happen, here are the companies -- and communities -- who would benefit most.

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