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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: Trump and Xi Are the Best of Frenemies

Don't buy any upbeat presidential tweets, the likelihood of a trade deal is receding fast.

Jim Cramer: This Market May Have to Go Down a Great Deal More Than It Has

Why have things gotten so grim? Oh, let me count the ways.

Jim Cramer: Wait for Trade and Infrastructure News to Hit Prices

Then is the time to buy -- and it should soon be here.

Jim Cramer: How Much China Is Too Much China?

You can't start a discussion about the issue, though, without going right to the most impacted stock on earth: Apple.

Jim Cramer: The Target Quarter Reported This Morning Is Astounding

Target has figured out how to beat everyone from Walmart to Amazon to everyone in and outside the mall.

Jim Cramer: Target Just Out-Executed Everyone This Quarter

Target CEO Brian Cornell is doing everything better -- from the stores, to the systems, to the customer acquisition, to the convenience.

Jim Cramer: The Forbidden City of Stock Sectors

Now, we know that if we got any sort of truce in the trade war, with the exception of the financials, these hated sectors would be loved.

Jim Cramer: With Biden the Democratic Favorite, These Stocks Are Front-Runners

These managed care stocks can withstand China, politics and a slowdown in the economy.

Jim Cramer: Trump to China - Play Ball or We're Going Back to 1971

The elites may not realize it but President Trump is trying to develop a coalition of the willing to stand up to China.

Jim Cramer: A Surprisingly Predictable Selloff

If these are going to define the day then we really are in silly land.

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