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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What happened to the business president? I think what happened is that the polls are showing that whatever the president is doing is working.
I have been getting this oscillator for more than 30 years and it has rarely steered me wrong.
These trade tariffs will have a big effect beyond just autos.
Some companies have given their investors unbelievable bounty, with DG being the best I've seen in the entire market.
This is what the big portfolio managers are thinking about every day, right now.
This weakness is about lack of demand, not tariffs.
Leave this market? Damned if you do and damned if you don't.
Every time you see competitors trying to team up to catch PayPal it just reminds you how PayPal is the undisputed worldwide leader.
We must hope this is a pause that refreshes, or we have to expect a rate cut sometime soon.