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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: American Companies Winning in China Are Indispensable

Hire a lot of people, work with the Chinese government, and play by the rules.

Jim Cramer: Peeling Back Some of the Confusion Allowing You to Believe in Stocks

Few things can cause people to pull money out of the stock market than what seems like irrational actions that actually make sense.

Jim Cramer: Texas Instruments Is Not the Bellwether People Think It Is

Despite playing the industry and macro blame game on the conference call, TXN execs may have overstated the significance of those factors in the company's poor report and outlook.

Jim Cramer: The Soundness of My Methods

A little bit of luck and a lot of homework can go a long way to make Big Money out of Mad Money. It's buying a Biogen, a Centene, or a Bristol-Myers that could do just that for you.

Jim Cramer: When Both Bulls and Bears See a Stock Is Overvalued, Run Away

This is the case with Beyond Meat, which looks a lot like the story of GoPro.

Jim Cramer: We Are In a Moment Where There Are More Positives Than Negatives

It's all because some stocks are more powerful than others and the aberrations are to the downside. Not the upside.

Jim Cramer: Lack of Individual Stock Pickers Has Led to This Equity Glut

We don't have enough stock pickers or individuals to handle all the new stock that's been created. And It is trashing the cloud kings, among others.

Jim Cramer: Brutal Week for the Cloud Kings

The growth investment community is abuzz with the idea that the great growth story of the era -- software-as-a-service -- is at an end.

Jim Cramer: Here's How You Get a Not as Bad as Feared Quarter

I have the answer behind the conundrum that forces stocks up that should be going lower.

Jim Cramer: Here Are Larry Kudlow's Two Key Points

I believe the weakness in this economy and the stock market stems from a lack of trade deals worldwide.

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