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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: What Is Driving This Rally? Hint: It's Not Retail Money

With the public rushing into bonds, buybacks and a lack of new supply were behind this rise.

Jim Cramer: There Are Bad Signs in the Auto World (Unless You're Lyft or Uber)

CarMax report serves as warning for new auto sales, but potential good news for car-sharing companies.

Jim Cramer: I Regard Lyft's $87 Opening as a Win for the System

Lyft will have to grow into this market cap. I think it will do it.

Jim Cramer: Leaving Wells Fargo Is Tim Sloan's Best Move

Whether it is fair that he step down is another story.

Jim Cramer: The Goodness of Owning Stocks With Your Mad Money

Starting with Lyft, individual stocks are going to make a comeback. I sense the excitement and the possibilities. But don't leave it to just the IPOs.

Jim Cramer: Lyft, IPOs, Supply and Demand

All of the semis, the cloud kings, software, all for sale.

Jim Cramer: The Apple Card Could Be Transformative for AAPL and Goldman Sachs

In a Dickensian twist, both AAPL and GS could get a big boost from analysts' Low Expectations on the Apple Card.

Jim Cramer: Here Comes the Lyft IPO

I am going to lay it all out for you so you understand what happened today and what will continue to happen now that we are in the IPO gauntlet.

Jim Cramer: The Case for Owning Citi and KeyCorp

This market has repudiated the idea of owning 'value' stocks. But these banks are value names, and here is why.

Jim Cramer: Don't Be Afraid of the Housing Start Number

This is a natural decline that will be followed by an advance you can profit from as housing endures its annual spring rebound.

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