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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: This Is What's Chilling About Snowflake's IPO

We're seeing the potential start of an epic deluge of new stock from companies that are private and eager to cash out, and guess who will be the losers?

Jim Cramer: Oil and Bank Stocks Are a Toxic Mix

People continually want to buy these names because they are cheap. But are they really?

Jim Cramer: These Stocks Show the Market's Betting on a Vaccine

The prices of hotels and even beaten up retailers say that many believe a vaccine is on the way -- here's how I would get positioned.

Jim Cramer: Is This Market Undervalued?

Stocks are reasonable. Or even cheap. There will be more sell-offs ahead but remember this day and do not get too negative.

Jim Cramer: Stock Splits Make Stocks More Attractive

Somehow I think investors thought splits actually create value. That's just nuts.

Jim Cramer: Sorry to Burst Your Bubble, but the Fed Bubble Talk Isn't True

The Fed's money pumping has elevated new tech, but Jay Powell and the government haven't done any favors for many other stocks.

Jim Cramer: This Is a Day for Cash

I have been telling you for weeks to raise cash -- we even sold a portion of every tech stock my charitable trust owns -- and here's why.

Jim Cramer: Big Money Talks, but Not the Same Language as the Little Guy

Giant money managers give sweeping views of investing in "the market" while the small investor is looking for great individual stocks.

Jim Cramer: Here's What We Know About This Rally

First, let's closely watch this semiconductor company for the telecoms, and then examine the industrials, transports and retailers.

Jim Cramer: Diversification Is the Key to Getting Through This Market Upheaval

This diversification strategy lets you to capture stock market upside, while not risking your shirt.

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