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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High Fed rates, tariffs and China trade wars are all just distractions as long as there is some momentum. But that is in short supply right now.
There is no real connection to the economy right now because of globalization.
If you want to make money in this market, check your politics at the door.
This is going to be a long slog as the president thinks the longer he holds out for a deal with China, the better -- so get used to more selloffs.
I wish I could say buy this dip. But the dip is one that's not necessarily going to have an ending today.
The Fed has more than enough reason to be preemptive in a way it's never been, preemptively positive.
Wait until the last rounds to buy oil names.
In one, the U.S. is faltering, and in the other, it's booming -- but there's much more to it than either.