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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 Birth of a Market Bottom, Part 3

The market's funk continued into the fourth week of March 2020, but by week's end a stellar TV performance by the Fed's Jay Powell would turn the tide.

Jim Cramer: The Birth of a Market Bottom, Part 2

The Fed's Jay Powell pulled out the heavy artillery to help keep the economy and financial markets going, but would it be enough?

Jim Cramer: The Birth of a Market Bottom, Part 1

A year ago the stock market was flying high, only to plummet with the spread of a deadly, mysterious virus; this is the story of how it found a bottom.

Jim Cramer: As Pinterest Shows, the Light Is Winning Out Over the Darkness

The multiple to revenue at which Pinterest shares are selling shows the value of creating a safe, civil vibe to a social media site.

Jim Cramer: Here's What This Investor Revolution Is About

Keep your eyes open and beat the arrogant, self-interested profiteers who want to make money off you by making this more complex than it really is.

Jim Cramer: With a Liberating Vaccine, These Are Stocks to Buy Now

As an early vaccinator I can tell you that you can make money from these strange things provided you do them before everybody gets the jab.

Jim Cramer: Don't Get Lost in the Froth

As I watch the S&P's Oscillator, I know I am not going to sit around and get punished by Mr. Froth, and you shouldn't either.

Jim Cramer: Time to Build the Best Complex of Semiconductor Foundries Anywhere

We can do it because it's just so good for so many people, states, companies, and the U.S.

Jim Cramer: The Power of Memory to Make Money

Remember this: the market's often wrong.

Jim Cramer: What's Winning Is the Technology of Replacement

If you look at the economy as between service and tech you find the old-guard being overrun.

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