When it comes to Jim Cramer, there are a multitude of varying opinions. As a television personality, a well-known former fund manager, and a bestselling author, his popularity and exposure open him up to a fair amount of criticism. As a result, some opinions of the man are less than kind. However, there are also some people who see Mr. Cramer as an advocate of the "little guy", and a beacon of light for the retail investor. No matter what one's opinion of the man may be, he has always preached one piece of universally relevant advice; know what you own.
This premise would appear to be a restatement of the obvious. However, be assured, this bit of guidance...
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