Cramer is markets commentator for TheStreet.com, a multimedia provider of financial commentary, analysis and news, which Jim co-founded and of which is he is the largest shareholder. In addition to writing a column for TheStreet.com, Cramer also serves as the 'Bottom Line' columnist for New York magazine.
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. Jim compounded rate of return of 24% after all fees for 15 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 a plus 36% year in 2000.
He helped Steve Brill launch American Lawyer magazine before attending Harvard Law School and earned a law degree. Upon graduating and passing the New York State Bar Examination and being admitted to the NY State Bar, Cramer joined Goldman Sachs in sales and trading. While at Goldman, Cramer wrote for The New Republic about stock market issues.
In October 2009, he published his latest book, Jim Cramer's Getting Back to Even. Cramer is also the author of Stay Mad For Life: Get Rich, Stay Rich, Mad Money: Watch TV, Get Rich, Jim Cramer's RealMoney, Confessions of a Street Addict and You Got Screwed.
You can reach Cramer via e-mail to ask him any and all investment questions: MadMoney@cnbc.com