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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: Looking for Netflix Action? Don't Be a Hero

Stranger things have happened, but with NFLX's subscriber miss, the stock just became hard money, joining the likes of Johnson & Johnson and CSX Corp.

Jim Cramer: The Definition of Insanity? Pre-Market Trading

Much of it occurs when someone jumps the gun, deciding that the headlines must be traded without any knowledge of what is underneath them.

Jim Cramer: Buy These 4 Banks!

The big banks that have reported have made a combined total of $29.5 billion. That's astonishing.

Jim Cramer: Big Tech in Washington Will Mean an EPS Hit

Breaking down the impact on Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon of congressional hearings.

Jim Cramer: You Need to Be Looking for Opportunities on Days Like Today

This is the kind of market that's worth running to when the stocks of good companies go down.

Jim Cramer: Everyone - Congress, Peter Thiel, Everyone - Needs to Dial It Back

From the Google witch hunt to the demonizing of Facebook's Libra dial it back now before all of this gets way too out of control.

Jim Cramer: Even if Slowdown Hits, You'll Look Good With These Six Stocks

Estee Lauder is among the companies that are sure winners, no matter which way the economy goes.

Jim Cramer: Don't Play Earnings Season, Invest in It

Here are my five rules for handling earnings season.

Jim Cramer: Don't Expect Disappointing Earnings to Push Markets Down

Reactions to weak earnings will not necessarily be negative.

Jim Cramer: WATCH for Companies That Scale

Here's a list with teeth: Companies that can grow so big they make their own destinies. I'm talking about Walmart, Amazon, Target, Costco and Home Depot.

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