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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: What History Tells Us About Bond-Rate Scares Like This

We could have some real pain ahead for some stocks. Five different kinds.

Jim Cramer: This GameStop Nonsense Has Gotten Out of Hand

It has become the market equivalent of the storming of the Capitol, and the viciousness must stop.

Jim Cramer: The Bond Market Vigilantes Strike

What does that mean for stocks? Consider Nvidia.

Jim Cramer: How Do You Pull Off What GameStop Buyers Did?

Here's my theory on how this was done.

Jim Cramer: Don't Call Me a 'Suit' Just Because I Wear One

It is time for the rebels who infiltrate every aspect of this market to try to recognize teaching from tyranny.

Jim Cramer: Don't Miss This Train

We're headed to Boom Town, so let me show you how to line up your ticket -- and the best picks for the great reopening.

Jim Cramer: Toast, the Next Big Thing? I Question its Valuation

Maybe it will be viewed as the ultimate 'opening' story because restaurants might soon come back.

Jim Cramer: Plotkin, Gill, and GameStop

Bears make money, Mr. Plotkin, Bulls make money Mr. Gill, but hogs get slaughtered.

Jim Cramer: The Birth of a Market Bottom, Part 4

Fed chief Jay Powell wasn't going to let Covid-19 bring down the U.S. economy on his watch, and a legion of small investors profited from his determination.

Jim Cramer: Pull Up a Chair for Some Laughs at the GameStop Show Trial

There was plenty of idiotic behavior to go around amid the recent short squeeze frenzy, but it doesn't appear to reach the level of illegality.

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