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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: This Comeback in Chipotle Is Right on Time

CMG reported fantastic numbers on Wednesday night, with a colossal 6.1% comparable-sales figure coupled with healthy margins.

Jim Cramer: 4 Short-Squeezed Stocks Stabilize a Market That Wanted to Go Down

When you have a bunch of these in one day, you can move whole sectors and, to some degree, the market itself.

Jim Cramer: If You Don't Buy Google, You Are Dying on the Vine

This quarter will be known as the quarter where you had to pay the piper to get sales and the piper happens most often to be Alphabet's Google.

Jim Cramer: 3 Amazing Displays of the Power of Prestige

Do you own stocks of companies whose products people will pay more for because they think they are prestigious?

Jim Cramer: Running a Growth Business in This Market Is a High-Wire Act

Alphabet's investors' call highlighted the challenges that the digital retail and tech giants are facing, right now. They can't seem to please anyone.

Jim Cramer: What Will Get the Banks Going?

They are still so much lower than they were before Jay Powell went wayward.

Jim Cramer: This Market Has a Terrible Case of Attention Deficit Disorder

I think this truly defines what has gone on with tech stocks since the latest reporting period began.

Jim Cramer: The Industrials May Throw Water on the Fire in Semiconductors

Are the semis right, and the bottom has been reached, or are the industrials right, and there is another leg down to come?

Jim Cramer: Semiconductors Are Catching Fire

The beaten down semiconductors are building up some serious momentum.

Jim Cramer: Don't Listen to Talking Heads Spouting This 'Market Wisdom'

Judge 2019 on its own merits -- and do your research.

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