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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We have to take both the private sector and the states out of the equation, and adopt the process that wiped out Polio.
I think the enthusiasm of the indefatigable wave of these buyers is equal to or superior to the disdain the S&P mimicking pros have.
I just wish that people knew more about themselves and took the education necessary to understand what can wrong.
Until the $1200 payments in the spring, only a very small handful of people seemed interested in stocks. That changed it.
With these huge initial public offerings in Airbnb, DoorDash and Snowflake, we have to think about how much sense their valuations make; the logic behind them might surprise you.
I rolled up my sleeves to tamp the froth and slay the euphoria, and here's what I found instead.
The market seems to be screaming that people will return to traveling once the virus abates; I think so, too.
If you are in the stock market, if you want to make money, then you want exactly this scenario that's unfolding right now.