Jim Cramer

Real Money Columnist

 

Jim Cramer is one of America's most recognized and respected investment pros and media personalities. He runs Action Alerts PLUS, a charitable trust portfolio. In 1996, Jim founded TheStreet, one of the "most visited" financial media websites for individual to institutional investors. Jim also writes daily market commentary for TheStreet's Real Money premium service, and participates in video segments on TheStreet TV. He also serves as host of CNBC's "Mad Money" television program as well as co-host of “Squawk on the Street”.

 


Jim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he was president of The Harvard Crimson. He went on to earn a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1984. From there Jim joined Goldman Sachs, where he worked in sales and trading. In 1987, he left Goldman to start his own hedge fund. While still managing his fund, Jim helped start Smart Money for Dow Jones.

 


He 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, his newest book, Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully. Jim 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.

A Peek at Jim Cramer's Portfolio

A Peek at Jim Cramer's Portfolio

From "Getting Back to Even," Jim Cramer's latest bestseller, here is Cramer's diversified dividend portfolio.

The Mortgage Modification Calculator is Here!

Could President Obama's housing plan lower your mortgage payments? Use our simple calculator to find out!

Cramer: Bank Failed? Don’t Get Mad, Get Smart

Cramer: Bank Failed? Don’t Get Mad, Get Smart

Your bank likely won't fail. But just in case, here's what to do if it does.

Cramer: All Student Loans Could Lead to D.C.

Cramer: All Student Loans Could Lead to D.C.

Federal student loans may change under Obama's proposed budget, bypassing lenders like Sallie Mae and loaning directly to students.

Cramer Takes on the White House, Frank Rich and Jon Stewart

Cramer Takes on the White House, Frank Rich and Jon Stewart

It's time to have a non-ideological debate about how to prevent the collapse of the economy.

Cramer: Market Matching Annuities Too Risky

Cramer: Market Matching Annuities Too Risky

Who's the big risk now? Shenandoah saga triggers big questions from annuity consumers.

Cramer: My Response To The White House

Cramer: My Response To The White House

"Call me a general of an army that Obama may not even know exists."

Cramer: Tough Love for Insurance Companies

Cramer: Tough Love for Insurance Companies

Life insurance companies take a big hit from Standard & Poor's rating system.

Cramer: Silver: A Fresh Look at a Shining Commodity

Cramer: Silver: A Fresh Look at a Shining Commodity

Sure, gold gets all the hype, but silver is the real performer in this hot commodities market.

Cramer: Heavy Metal Pt. II: Investing in Gold

Cramer: Heavy Metal Pt. II: Investing in Gold

Gold prices are flying high, so here's what you need to know to get into the game.