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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: It's More Likely Than Not That We've Got a Pangloss Thing Going

You can't have the best of all possible worlds, or at least you can't have it for long.

Jim Cramer: Here's What I Say to Doubters of Progress in the China Trade Talks

I believe that the disinformaton on these talks from both the Chinese and American leakers has played havoc with the stock market.

Jim Cramer: Stop Speculating on Deals

I'm all in favor of mergers and acquisitions -- the more we get, the higher the stock market goes -- but I am not in favor of making conclusions based on tips about deals.

Jim Cramer: There's One HubSpot Too Many

We have a shortage of great manufacturing companies, but way too many of the fast-growing, cloud-based, hype-growth stocks.

Jim Cramer: Here's the Good News About the U.S./China Trade Delay

There are plenty of stocks that have been thrown away for several weeks because of a belief that the Fed and a trade deal will avoid a recession.

Jim Cramer: The Machines Are (Yet Again) Sucking Liquidity Out of the Market

What is really driving this rally is the inability of algorithmic traders to moderate their buying.

Jim Cramer: We Crushed These 5 Market Obstacles to Get Here

As the indexes touch all-time highs, remember the challenges thrown at us lately are typical of what bull markets thrive on.

Jim Cramer: China May Explain This Weird Strength

But the question is what the Chinese are going to do to show they mean business ahead of the talks.

Jim Cramer: Let's Salute a Fed That's Not Putting the Brakes On

This is a new Fed, one committed to growth for all.

Jim Cramer: Dismal Days in the Worthless Science

Throw away the economics textbooks, they are not working.

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