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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: Our Problem? Too Much Speculation and Too Little Stability

Here's how to position amid this uncertain action and the spread of Delta.

Jim Cramer: I Don't Like to Traffic in Peak

Peak says sell now or forever hold your peace because you can only go down from here.

Jim Cramer: An Intel/GlobalFoundries Deal Likely Isn't Going Anywhere

It's the type of transition the Biden team probably would put its antitrust lawyers on to squelch, again leaving Intel with no quick fix.

Jim Cramer: Here's Why Stocks Go Down

I remember asking my father this years ago, and here I'll explain -- so get ready to learn about bonds, speculation and even a bit of human nature.

Jim Cramer: Let's Give Taiwan a Needed Shot in the Arm

Here's how the U.S. can play a critical part in defending the island from COVID -- and mainland China.

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Trees and You'll Miss a Forest of Opportunity

Instead of fixating on stocks like the banks, look at what really matters: how darned rich this country is.

Jim Cramer: The Hypocrisy of 'Buy and Scold' Has to Stop

How these money managers get away with this duplicity is incredible. They skate by criticism as if having your cake and eating it too is second nature.

Jim Cramer: Here's What You Can Do When Inflation Is Raging

Think about this: Do names like Alphabet, Apple or Microsoft need oil, food stuffs or natural gas to run? Let me show you what I mean.

Jim Cramer: U.S. Needs a Clear, Firm Policy of Standing Up to China Over Taiwan

The Biden administration must come up with a strategy to deter President Xi from pursuing his reunification plans with the island nation.

Jim Cramer: Want to Know When to Pounce? Look Into the Futures

The tug of the futures gives you phenomenal prices you don't deserve. Let me show you what I mean -- and why the early bird gets the bargain.

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