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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: Wait to Buy Nvidia, It Could Still Go Lower

To get a real bargain when a company does a pre-announcement, wait until that stock to take out its lows before buying. Otherwise, pass on that name.

Jim Cramer: The Market's Resilience Is Extraordinary

This is some sort of whacky, crazy bull market that just doesn't want to go down.

Jim Cramer: Early Thoughts on What to Buy Now

You buy the companies that have told you things have bottomed.

Jim Cramer: The Rails Are a Great Proxy for Commerce

They are killing it this earnings season, but how much is driven by a desire to beat tariffs?

Jim Cramer: We Hold the Cards in This Trade War With China

The Chinese are coming to this table and while we might be miles away from an agreement, that is just one more concern for what could turn out to be a teetering Chinese economy.

Jim Cramer: Maybe We Are in the Wrong Stocks

What happened today is a recognition by money managers that they are paying too much for the drug and food stocks and too little for the building block techs.

Jim Cramer: 7 Trends That Can Guide Us Through This Turmoil

These themes are working despite the turmoil in Washington and slowing global growth.

Jim Cramer: These Giant Hedge Funds Are Financial Hooligans

Stocks are ears of corn and they all pretty much look alike to these louts.

Jim Cramer: Oil Has Become the Arbiter of the Way Stocks Trade

It doesn't matter how well corporate America does if the report card comes the same day as a breakdown in oil.

Jim Cramer: The Market Refs Are Gone, and Flash Crashes Will Keep Happening

Events like the Christmas Eve crash won't stop until we have better officiating and a review of stock market rules.

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