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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: Between $100 Million and a Rate Cut, I'd Choose the Money

Offering a prize for finding a medicine or vaccine to stop the coronavirus would be much more effective at halting this market derailment than cutting rates.

Jim Cramer: Treasury Yields, Coronavirus and the State of This Market

It's a nice sign that the world didn't end over the weekend, and maybe that's what really mattered.

Jim Cramer: Are These 10 High-Yielding Stocks on Your Radar?

These Dow stocks all yield above 3.3% right now, but are they worth the risk?

Jim Cramer: I Don't Know Where It Will Bottom, I Do Know What to Buy and Sell

This is the time to high grade your portfolio, take some losses and move to better stocks.

Jim Cramer: Here Are 10 Stocks for a Stay-at-Home Pandemic

These companies should continue to work, while we wait for a cure or a vaccine or the darned virus to run its course.

Jim Cramer: This Sector Is Still Really at Risk From Coronavirus

Don't buy airlines or travel stocks yet.

Jim Cramer: We're Not Yet Inured to Coronavirus Disappointment

Microsoft says it will miss its personal computer forecast, but Marriott appears to be trading up a tad.

Jim Cramer: 3 Market Storylines Are In Play, But Which Is Best for Investors?

Only one of these scenarios is going to get you in and out of this market with your assets intact and your portfolio stronger.

Jim Cramer: Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst

Is this the end of the world? No. You still need to plan for your financial well-being, even as the CDC tells us 'this might be bad.'

Jim Cramer: When There's No News, Take Your Cue From Rates and Oil

This is why I always say you should not pay up after a gigantic decline the day before.

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