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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: Pessimistic Pundits Wrong Again

Skeptics say nothing was resolved with China deal, but they're wrong -- do they know our stock markets have run wild the first half of the year not despite, but because of the endless pessimism?

Jim Cramer: Why Can't the Oil Stocks Catch a Serious Bid?

There are a whole lot of forces going on in our country to explain this stubborn resistance by the oil stocks to the moves we used to expect.

Jim Cramer: There Were Huge Surprises at G-20

Is this the best of all possible worlds? Is it better than expected?

Jim Cramer: These Hated Retailers Are Finally Catching a Bid - But Why?

The disparity right now between Walmart and Kohl's or Target and Macy's is the greatest I have ever seen it.

Jim Cramer: Be Aware of Possible IPO-O, aka Initial Public Offering Overload

Do we finally have too many new stocks, and are we running out of ammunition to buy them without wholesale liquidation of other stocks?

Jim Cramer: Can We Take It Higher?

On a historic day when we set new records, let's look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average's Top 10 winners to see how lofty -- or nosebleed -- we really are.

Jim Cramer: Beware the Second Coming of the 'Red Hots'

Stocks that rip higher in parabolic fashion are incredible until they are terrible.

Jim Cramer: Buckle Up, Powell Is Sitting on a Powder Keg

Fed Chair Jerome Powell has failed to fall in line with President Trump's tariff plans.

Jim Cramer: Adobe's 'Golden Age of Creativity' Is Upending the Retail World

Adobe and its peers are making it so even tiny retailers can offer an engaging digital experience -- and compete with the big guys.

Jim Cramer: Don't Get Your Hopes Up on China Deal

Talks between Washington and Beijing unlikely to end tariffs, but what would be worse? If the Fed chief dropped his guard on a single tweet.

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