NASDAQ|TSCM is a financial company and website started in 1996 by Jim Cramer and registered on the NASDAQ Stock Market. Its headquarters is at 14 Wall Street in New York City.

Under the direction of Thomas J. Clarke, Jr.,'s present chairman and CEO, the company reported its first annual profit in 2005. began originally as one web site, but has since expanded to include fourteen consumer services, many offered only through subscription. recently purchased a 13 percent stake in, the Boston-based online management tool, with an option to purchase the company. [ [ "Geezeo Takes Investment From With Option To Buy"] April 24, 2008.] arguably is still best known for its free, flagship site, and the direct, in-your-face tone of some of its reporters and contributors. Its most popular features include: "Top 10 Stocks; You Ask, Cramer Answers; Jim Cramer's Portfolios of the Week; The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week; Wednesday's Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades," and "Readers' Picks: The's Top 10". Dave Kansas helped build the news organization from its infancy in September 1996 and became editor-in-chief in April 1997. Kansas also opened a San Francisco bureau and also sat on the board of [ [ " Guide to Smart Investing"] ] In July 2001, David J. Morrow, a former New York Times reporter, joined as its editor-in-chief upon Kansas's departure. Board member Cramer remains one of the company's commentators and has been joined by a host of other notables, including former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) commentator John Layfield.

To increase video traffic, the site has added video automation, an opt-out rather than opt-in service, which some claim has annoyed influential advertising buyers and decreased the user experience. [ [ "Financial News Sites Bank on Video"] May 12, 2008.]

Many investors worry about the over-dependence of on Jim Cramer, according to investing columnist Henry Blodget. [ [ "For Sale:"] September 11, 2007.] Cramer promotes on his TV show Mad Money and is one of the main contributors to's paid subscription and free content.

On June 12, 2008, the Arizona Reporter Newswire alleged that may have conflicts of interest relating to their subsidiary [ [ "Jim Cramer... Inside Rumors?"] June 12, 2008.]

TheStreet's early years were marred by its association with Ravi Desai, TheStreet's first editor-in-chief.cite book | first=Jim | last=Cramer|authorlink=Jim Cramer| title=Confessions of a Street Addict |url=|publisher=Simon & Schuster|pages=320|date=May 13, 2002]

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After completing its initial public offering in May 1999 (under the direction of past Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kevin English) , weathered the Internet bubble burst in 2000 and the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. While stagnant for several years, the stock increased in value during 2006 and 2007, reaching a high of $16.74 on December 27, 2007. It then dropped in 2008 and then rebounding with a high of $16.74 on December 27, 2007. As of June 25th, 2008, stock price had decreased to $6.59. [ [ stock snapshot] ]


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