To help investors avoid some of the most common and money-losing mistakes, "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on Thursday offered his five rules for investing in any environment.
"If you follow my rules, you should be able to recognize an opportunity when you see it," Cramer said. "And manage to avoid losing money when you don't have to, no matter what the circumstances, including a collapse in Europe or a slowing in China or even a skyrocketing oil price."
Cramer has relied on these rules throughout his more than 30 years of investing, including when he managed a sizable hedge fund at which he generated a 24 percent annual return after fees.
Read on for Cramer's 5 Rules For Becoming a Better Investor.