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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 Sobering Dichotomy of the Trade War Is on Display

Nothing presents the contrast better than reports last night from U.S. Steel and Herman Miller.

Jim Cramer: Here's Why Oil Stocks Have Become Pariahs

If they didn't move after the Middle East burned, I don't know what they will do if the economy keeps slowing.

Jim Cramer: FedEx and Adobe Misses Are All About Fierce Competition

Both companies are struggling to understand what this competitive e-commerce environment means for future guidance.

Jim Cramer: This Is a Forgiving Market

A look at the action on several stocks -- Chipotle, Shopify, Nucor and even Ulta Beauty -- shows this market is kind and offering up some juicy discounts.

Jim Cramer: Thank Heaven These 2 IPOs Are No-Gos for Now

The Saudi Aramco and WeWork deals are postponed, thankfully, but there is another bad trend emerging that's worth watching.

Jim Cramer: I Wish We Could Just Say No to These IPOs

WeWork and Saudi Aramco are two big deals that are worrisome to the entire market.

Jim Cramer: We Can't Trade Like We're the 'Old' United States

That the market didn't plummet following the strikes on Saudi oil facilities shows big differences in our economy and reliance on foreign oil compared with just a decade ago.

Jim Cramer: Here Are the Real Winners and Losers From the Saudi Oil Attacks

Algorithmic traders, along with the Chinese and the Saudis, will feel the outcome of the oil attacks.

Jim Cramer: Playing Hostage/Non-Hostage on China-Exposed Stocks

A trade deal still seems far away, so check your China exposure, again, as earnings season approaches.

Jim Cramer: We Can't Have It All

You can't have the banks and financial tech stocks go up, old and new tech rally simultaneously and the soft goods companies and industrial techs rise -- someone's wrong.

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