Moneyman Cramer stays in CNBC fold


CNBC has moved to lock up one of its biggest stars for the long term.

Jim Cramer, who hosts "Mad Money With Jim Cramer" weeknights on the business channel, on Thursday signed a long-term deal to stay with the network. Terms were not announced.

Cramer has been a big part of CNBC for years, most notably in March 2005 and beyond with the launch of "Mad Money," which CNBC president Mark Hoffman noted was "an integral part of CNBC's rebirth." He also will keep the "Stop Trading" segment of CNBC's midafternoon "Street Signs" as well as write for

Kramer co-founded the and is a best-selling author as well as a 25-year veteran as a trader and hedge fund manager.