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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: 10 Potential Tops for All You Top Callers

Here are a bunch reasons to sell -- even if I don't believe in most of them.

Jim Cramer: You Can't Trust a 'Plus 6' Market

It's annoying to be disciplined when the market opens down big and you see some opportunities.

Jim Cramer: What Will It Take to Hit a Bottom in Oil?

When you have watched oil stocks go nowhere despite a huge run in crude, perhaps it is time to take the other side of the trade.

Jim Cramer: Do These 5 Powerful Analyst Downgrades Make the Grade?

Monday was a demonstration of pretty much everything analysts can throw at stocks to get you out while the getting is still good.

Jim Cramer: 3 Stocks Showing That Earnings Weakness Is a Time to Buy

3M, Walgreens and FedEx had tough reports last quarter. But what they really tell us is to watch fundamentals on earnings.

Jim Cramer: The Truth Is the SEC Has No Juice With Musk

I am sure the SEC is steamed about this one. But they ran into a real brick wall.

Jim Cramer: Burlington Stores Will Bounce Back From This Weakness

Now would be a good time to buy this great company.

Jim Cramer: Betting That the Next Pieces of News Will Be Very Stock Heartening

The consumer is alive, well, and might benefit from a thaw with China and easy to get jobs. So would Boeing and Caterpillar.

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Cloud Stocks to Digest the Voracious Selloff

Use the swoon to buy, but wait until the coast is clear and nothing happens and it is just a random rotation.

Jim Cramer: Can Musk Really Explain Away These Inconsistent Numbers?

Elon Musk will have a tough time saying the latest delivery numbers are immaterial when he faces off against Judge Alison Nathan in his contempt hearing.

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