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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: Burlington Stores Will Bounce Back From This Weakness

Now would be a good time to buy this great company.

Jim Cramer: Betting That the Next Pieces of News Will Be Very Stock Heartening

The consumer is alive, well, and might benefit from a thaw with China and easy to get jobs. So would Boeing and Caterpillar.

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Cloud Stocks to Digest the Voracious Selloff

Use the swoon to buy, but wait until the coast is clear and nothing happens and it is just a random rotation.

Jim Cramer: Can Musk Really Explain Away These Inconsistent Numbers?

Elon Musk will have a tough time saying the latest delivery numbers are immaterial when he faces off against Judge Alison Nathan in his contempt hearing.

Jim Cramer: The Best Time of All to Invest

Lowered expectations are the best kind of expectations and they can make for great markets.

Jim Cramer: How Dave & Buster's Is Doing It Right

The focus on smart tech investment, digital advertising and new menus all helped PLAY to kill it on earnings and comps.

Jim Cramer: Lyft Was Cooler Than Being Cool Until It Turned Ice Cold

I have had to think long and hard about Lyft, the stock, not the ride-sharing company.

Jim Cramer: I Believe Dow Will Be a Good Investment

Dow CEO Jim Fitterling and his company will do its best to not be a bad actor in the vast scheme of things.

Jim Cramer: Monday's Rise Was Driven by Chinese PMI

Portfolio managers care more about Chinese expansion than they do Chinese trade talks.

Jim Cramer: These 5 Stocks Can Help Us Predict the Future

Let's look at the top-five performing stocks in the Dow for the first quarter. They are incredibly illuminating.

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