Mad Money with Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer

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, 6PM 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, 9AM-11AM 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.


  • Cramer's Mad Dash: VNO & GM

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open. Today Cramer takes a look at Vornado Realty Trust and General Motors.

  • Monday's market roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including a record-setting weekend for iPhone sales, changes in the Dow, and the slide in shares of BlackBerry.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: Apple

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.

  • The value of diversification

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares what he learned at Goldman Sachs. Individuals can and do beat the market, he says, in discussing the importance of keeping your portfolio diversified.

  • Cramer: You must trade with confidence

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer used to put his stock recommendations on his voice mail recording. Cramer urges investors to have conviction in their trades.

  • Cramer's stock picking advice

    Do you want to get started in individual stock picking? Mad Money host Jim Cramer advises investors to start small, and research it intensely.

  • Never lose sight of saving: Cramer

    Even when Mad Money host Jim Cramer was living in his car, he never quit saving his money.

  • Getting started in investing

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares the story of how his love for stocks began, and encourages investors to get their kids involved at a young age.

  • Friday's market roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including how to play the new iPhone frenzy with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Walter Piecyk, BTIG analyst. And CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details on a House funding vote that contains a measure to defund Obamacare. Also John Manley, Wells Fargo, and David Seaburg, Cowen & Co., discuss whether the markets are fairly valued and what it means for the investor.

  • No Huddle Offense: Your post-Fed plan

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

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