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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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Jim Cramer: Let's Saw Through That Home Depot Reaction

We just got hit with a two-by-four, but in your daze, don't confuse this retailer's report with the entire market and economy.

Jim Cramer: The Fortunes Have Been Restored for Regeneron and Abbott

The tables have turned, their stocks have been up, and I think they go higher still.

Jim Cramer: To Every Market Sector, Turn, Turn, Turn

To the melody of the Byrds' famed song, I want you to know: There's a time to buy the industrials, a time to sell the banks; a time to bid for health cares, a time to dump the techs. ...

Jim Cramer: What Do You Pay for a Stock? Here's My 2-Pronged Process

You don't want to throw away a perfectly good stock because its p/e is high. I would be more worried if its p/e is low.

Jim Cramer: These Two Stars Are Bound to Be the Year's Best

Let's look into what makes Doximity and Upstart Holdings great.

Jim Cramer: Here Are Today's Bargain Stocks

Even amid the hype about overvaluation, you can still find some deals. Let's dig in.

Jim Cramer: The Showman as CEO Operator? They're Hard to Beat

For starters there's Adam Aron and Elon Musk.

Jim Cramer: Be Wary of the Power of Lazy Thinking

You have to ask yourself, before you sell something, why are you really doing it?

Jim Cramer: If You're a Bear, What Keeps You Up at Night?

Investors are more likely to give the market the benefit of the upside. That's what makes the most sense.

Jim Cramer: We're Hungry for Chips, but China Also Wants a Bite

Semiconductors are used in cars, computers and even high-tech grills. The problem is China's appetite is also insatiable -- and Taiwan is stuck in the middle.

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