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Jim Cramer

Host of "Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer" & Co-Anchor CNBC’s "Squawk on the Street"

Jim Cramer believes there is always a bull market somewhere, and he wants to help you find it. He is host of CNBC's "Mad Money," (M-F: 6 p.m. ET) featuring lively guest interviews, viewer calls and most important, the unmatched, fiery opinions of Cramer himself. He serves as the viewer's personal guide through the confusing jungle of Wall Street investing—navigating through both opportunities and pitfalls with one goal in mind—to help them make money.

Cramer is also co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" (M-F: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. ET) and the founder of TheStreet, a multimedia provider of financial commentary.

He graduated from Harvard College where he was president and editor-in-chief of the prestigious daily, The Harvard Crimson. After graduation, he became a reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat and later for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, where he covered stories ranging from homicides to sporting events.

Cramer is a former hedge fund manager and founder/owner and senior partner of Cramer Berkowitz. His compounded rate of return was 24 percent after all fees for 14 years at Cramer Berkowitz. He retired from his hedge fund in 2001, where he finished with one of the best records in the business, including having 36 percent-plus year in 2000.

He helped Steve Brill launch American Lawyer magazine before attending Harvard Law School and earning a law degree. Upon graduating and passing the New York State Bar Examination and being admitted to the N.Y. State Bar, Cramer joined Goldman Sachs in sales and trading. While at Goldman, Cramer wrote for The New Republic about stock market issues.

In December 2013, he published the book, "Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully," in which he creates a guide to high-yield, low-risk investing. Cramer is also the author of "Jim Cramer's Getting Back to Even," "Stay Mad for Life: Get Rich, Stay Rich," "Mad Money: Watch TV, Get Rich," "Jim Cramer's RealMoney" and "Confessions of a Street Addict."

Follow Jim Cramer on Twitter @jimcramer.

More

  • Apple vs. the World     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Steve Jobs left behind the greatest company on earth, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer, and that means the stock is still worth owning because it will keep creating value for shareholders by destroying the value of its competitors. It's Apple against the world, and the world doesn't stand a chance.

  • Time to Sell Chipotle? Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 6:18 PM ET

    Cramer reevaluates the restaurant operator's stock.

  • Has Chipotle Lost It's Momentum?     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Jim Cramer says Chipotle is a best of breed company stuck in a horrid environment that's been very tough on momentum stocks. His advice? Investors need to get cautious, "hold the guacamole" and sell a little CMG, and buy it back at lower, less-lofty prices.

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