How Good Are Jim Cramer's Stock Picks?

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Jim Cramer is a well-known stock market guru with a hefty viewership on cable television and the internet. He's a daily fixture on CNBC with his own show, Mad Money — which you might recognize due to its wacky props, silly sound effects and, of course, effusively larger-than-life host — and an author of multiple books, including five bestsellers. But how much should you trust his stock picks? To answer that, learn more about Cramer's background and accuracy rate to decide for yourself.