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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 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.

Jim Cramer: No Two Selloffs Are the Same

But what is the same is greed, and here's how you -- especially if you're new to stocks -- can approach investing rationally.

Jim Cramer: 10 Stocks That Have Been Extraordinary During the Pandemic

Here's what's been working and what hasn't during the time since Covid-19 began to play a nefarious role in the economy.

Jim Cramer: How Much Cash Is There to Go Around?

Will there be enough money to buy the industrials and banks without disrupting the tech rally?

Jim Cramer: Careful On This Market Rotation, These Stocks Make Weak Leaders

As the best stocks are going down on great numbers and the new market leaders are a gamble, the stakes are getting higher.

Jim Cramer: There's No Bottom Yet

Let's wait and watch what the newbies do, but for now all the price tags had been raised so much that this action hasn't made a difference.

Jim Cramer: Let's Look Behind the Scenes Amid the Fall

Often hidden reasons are lurking below when there's maximum confusion, and here's what they are.

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