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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: The Reopening Is Huge, and the Money Managers Are Clueless

If Wall Street snobs actually went to Walmart, they'd know you can't stop the American consumer who's got a clean balance sheet and is yearning to get outside.

Jim Cramer: What? AT&T's Dividend? Sorry, My Call Just Got Dropped

The AT&T deal with Discovery dominated the news, but let's look at the dividend cut and how this is anything but 'transformational.'

Jim Cramer: Why Powell Is Right to Be Stubborn About Inflation

Let's talk about cycles and what will occur if the Fed Chair decides inflation isn't transitory and gives up the good fight to keep rates low.

Jim Cramer: Here's the Reason I Subscribe So Often to Staying the Course

If you had missed these last two days you may have missed 48 hours of the most important gains of the year.

Jim Cramer: Let's Unmask This Rally

We must figure out what really happened on the move up, because it had as much to do with real-world prices of assets as it did with the end of COVID doom.

Jim Cramer: Unless You're Willing to Take a Beating, It's Time to Reposition

The reprieve is here. Do not miss it.

Jim Cramer: Let Me Explain How Good Companies Can Have Bad Stocks

Here's a lesson I learned decades ago at Goldman Sachs about how stocks can move in times like this.

Jim Cramer: The Enlightening Billionaires - Druckenmiller and Tepper

They're hedge fund managers who aren't talking their book and have the humility to admit they have been wrong.

Jim Cramer: Where's the Tech Bottom? The Stocks Will Tell You

Can you buy Tesla, Spotify, Zoom? Each is a different story, so let's look at tech stocks and how they're moving as we go into the reopening.

Jim Cramer: Here's How to Make GameStop a Winner

I've got a game plan that could make this once-fading brick-and-mortar video game business the only game in town.

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