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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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Jim Cramer: How a Strong Start to the Market Tuesday Unraveled

Let me tell you what I am hearing is the big sticking point in the talks with China.

Jim Cramer: The Ultimate Case for the Leap of Taste Not Faith

I think sometimes the best way to parse the temperament is to go over the most obviously 'wrong' moves and address why they might not be wrong at all.

Jim Cramer: Elon Musk's Contempt Citation Is Beyond the SEC

This is about an attack on the Judiciary, and Judge Alison Nathan is likely to act swiftly. How should Tesla shareholders respond?

Jim Cramer: Buy an Oil Stock?

Here's the problem with these oil breakouts.

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Jim Cramer: A Vintage Quarter From Broadcom

But most important, networking is on fire - the internet of things and that's so terrific for everyone.

Jim Cramer: 5 Examples Show Why Stock Investing Is So Difficult

Consider these five, right in front of you on this one day, so you get the perils of stock ownership and know how to handle them when they occur.

Jim Cramer: Underestimate Michael Dell At Your Peril

Most Fortune 500 companies use his companies' products, and Dell Technologies is becoming the hardware backbone of the internet.

Jim Cramer: AAPL Should Get Into Diabetes Treatment and KHC Should Invest in Pot

In this day and age, companies must be 'disruptors' or get left in the dust.

Jim Cramer: Buy Aurora Cannabis Because Nelson Peltz Knows What Can Go Right

I know that Nelson is fascinated by the medicinal properties chiefly as a replacement for opioids, the scourge of this country.

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