CNBC launches Cramer paid section of its website

CNBC announced Tuesday the launch of the “CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer” subscription product. The cost is $49 a month or $399 for the year. The website gives subscribers Cramer’s analysis of portfolio management and investing. Jeff Nash, who has been named managing editor of the “CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer,” will be […]

CNBC’s Cramer tests positive, will host “Mad Money” from home

CNBC “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will host his show from home, reports A.J. Katz of TVNewser.com. Katz reports, “Cramer says he is ‘triple-vaccinated from Moderna’ and seems to be feeling OK. While he would prefer to be in the office, he realizes that he is contagious and will host his […]

Cramer signs new deal with CNBC, leaving TheStreet

CNBC announced Thursday that anchor Jim Cramer has signed a multi-platform deal that brings his media assets into the CNBC portfolio. Terms were not disclosed. In addition to his on-air duties for “Mad Money w/Jim Cramer” and “Squawk on the Street,” CNBC will partner with Cramer to create exclusive subscription products and content aimed at […]

CNBC’s Cramer apologizes for “Crazy Nancy” comment

CNBC’s Jim Cramer apologized Tuesday after critics derided his use of the epithet “Crazy Nancy” during an interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, reports Brian Steinberg of Variety. Steinberg reports, “Cramer was questioning Pelosi about negotiations for new coronavirus relief, and appeared to use the ‘Crazy Nancy’ phrase in describing the White House position. But he quickly realized he had […]

Deal for TheStreet closes, Cramer to continue

Maven closed its acquisition of TheStreet Inc. on Thursday for $16.5 million in cash. As part of the closing, Maven and TheStreet co-founder Jim Cramer announced a new partnership between TheStreet and Cramer Digital, a new production company featuring the digital rights and content created by Cramer and his team. The partnership will allow Cramer […]

TheStreet to pay Cramer at least $2 million royalty, $300,000 license fee

Financial news site TheStreet.com will pay cofounder Jim Cramer an annual royalty fee no less than $2 million and an annual $300,000 license fee as part of his new four-year contract, according to a filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, Cramer will receive 1 million shares of restricted stock that he […]

TheStreet extends contact with Cramer through 2021

Financial news site TheStreet.com has signed a new contract with Jim Cramer for another four years at an undisclosed amount. The new contract takes effect Jan. 1, 2018 and will expect Dec. 31, 2021. Cramer, who is one of TheStreet’s co-founders, provides commentary and analysis for the site and for some of its subscription products. […]

Cramer survives shareholder uprising at TheStreet

Jim Cramer, the perspicacious host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” and the co-founder of The Street.com, has survived an uprising by a disgruntled shareholder at his financial news company, reports Keith Kelly of the New York Post. Kelly writes, “But shareholders at last week’s annual meeting sided with The Street’s nominees over Cannell’s people. “But that doesn’t mean […]

Should TheStreet part ways with Jim Cramer?

Thomas Niel on Seeking Alpha writes that financial news site TheStreet.com should consider distancing itself from Jim Cramer when his contract expires this year. Niel writes, “At much higher valuations, TheStreet attracted the attention of two activist investors (Cannell Capital and Spear Point Capital). Despite very interesting campaigns (which entailed some hilarious letters to management), […]

How Jim Cramer got to where he is

Adam Carlson and Emily Strohm of People magazine profile CNBC anchor Jim Cramer in the latest issue. Carlson and Strohm write, “That led to a career in money management, which led to Goldman Sachs and then to CNBC. Cramer credits his success to his hunger and perseverance – and luck. “‘I was able to use […]