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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 Flawed Belief That Raising Taxes on the Rich Will Hurt Stocks

If you hate the taxman, you'll continue to be an owner of stocks, not a seller.

Jim Cramer: Let's Dig Into the Chips

We've got two kinds of chips here -- one kind that's getting barbecued and one kind that looks delicious. What does this mean for investors? Pull up a chair.

Jim Cramer: I'm Picking Ford to Be Up the Most by Super Bowl LVI

I think this stock draft contest requires you to pick a temporarily down on its luck stock that could have a resurrection by February 13, 2022.

Jim Cramer: Stocks Still Rule

We have a debate raging between those who think that the reason we are going up is because of liquidity and those who believe it's because of the many attractive opportunities.

Jim Cramer: Have Trust in the Great CEOs

Do your homework. Don't trust the stock. Trust the CEO and trust yourself.

Jim Cramer: Don't Get Crushed in the Earnings Gauntlet

This is that 72-hour period when the most important names report. Here's what you need to know to get through it.

Jim Cramer: I'll Admit It, Reddit Makes Some Vicious Moves

'Wall Street Bets' can move stocks left and right. But you've got to focus like a 'laser' on what you're getting into to avoid getting zapped.

Jim Cramer: We're Not Finished Climbing

Getting dizzy looking down from here? Then look up, because we may just be getting started on this market.

Jim Cramer: There Are 3 Market Bubbles Now but 2 Can Be Eliminated

Bubbles are an excuse to stay underinvested or doubtful about all assets, particularly equities.

Jim Cramer: Stocks Are Not Causes

They are pieces of paper tied, not to the short-sellers or the owners, but to the performance of the company.

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