Cramer, Burnett: Iran Election Results Expected; Lesson for Card Check Proponents
Usually when there’s turmoil in the
On June 15, the first day of trading since the public backlash in Iran began from what many are calling a fraudulent election, the price of oil has actually declined – after a rally over the past few weeks. But as CNBC’s Jim Cramer pointed out on his June 15 “Stop Trading” segment on “Street Signs,” oil is falling because this was expected.
According to the host of CNBC’s “Mad Money,” the market was expecting a fraudulent election in
“The shock would have been a free election,” Cramer said. “I mean, we always humored ourselves about the
However, as Jim Cramer’s colleague, “Street Signs” host Erin Burnett pointed out – this is a teachable moment. It reflects how secret ballots could end up in an election as to whether or not unionize a company:
CRAMER: I mean obviously, you were able to vote against this guy, but the idea you thought there was going to be a fair count.
BURNETT: And it wasn’t a secret ballot. I think that’s important. They’re going to know – they know everybody and how they voted.
BURNETT: It makes a strong point for this whole union conversation we’re having in this country.
CRAMER: The card check, the card check.
BURNETT: But, we’ll leave that debate …