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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: Nothing's Changed, Except the Prices

The market is throwing a Halloween sale right now that it doesn't need to throw, and that's an opportunity.

Jim Cramer: Ignore Parlor Games and Focus on Good Stock Picking

Keep your eye on the prize: owning the stocks of good companies and riding them through the idle talk.

Jim Cramer: Drug Stocks Are Too Cheap

These stocks are priced for total imperfection. That's just what you want.

Jim Cramer: Supply Can Overwhelm the Bull

You have to realize that when you have billions of dollars of stock out there without a natural home you are going to get pressure on this market.

Jim Cramer: Take the Billionaire Investors With a Grain of Salt

Despite the rhetoric from on high, it is possible to find good stock picks in this market.

Jim Cramer: Demand Is Driving This Market to All-Time Highs

The stocks of many companies anticipated a more stringent series of tariffs and we didn't get them.

Jim Cramer: Dow and AT&T Offer You a Twofer

The two stocks provide high yields and a chance for growth.

Jim Cramer: 5 Solid Reasons These Cyclical Stocks Are Rising

Deere, Dow, Caterpillar, PPG Industries, Illinois Tool Works, CSX Corp and Union Pacific all defied expectations and rose after less-than stellar quarterly reports. Here is why.

Jim Cramer: 4 Reasons Why a Recession Is Now Unlikely

Dow chemicals are finding a bottom, higher-yielding stocks are trading well, macro is improving and the consumer is getting stronger.

Jim Cramer: Here's How to Look at Stocks in Earnings Season

On the biggest day for earnings reports in the S&P let me give you my scorecard to date so you know which pile your stocks might land in.

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