Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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At least half a dozen ruling party members in Greece have called on Prime Minister George Papandreou to resign. That's after the head of state dropped a bombshell in Athens late yesterday, asking his country to vote on an economic rescue package and all the cuts that go along with it. Chris Matthews talks about his new book on Jack Kennedy, out today. Coca-Cola sure loves polar bears, and Nieman Marcus will start accepting major credit cards.
Mario Draghi is famous for his charm and diplomacy, but the Italian's greatest asset could be his knowledge of the shaky financial situation of his home country.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou announces a surprise popular vote on the latest agreement to tackle the Greek debt crisis.
The U.S. markets are reacting to the surprising news this morning that Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is calling for a referendum on the bailout deal.
MSNBC host Chris Matthews speaks about his new book about former President John F. Kennedy, and about what today's politicians can learn from Kennedy.
While a deal was reached last week among European leaders, the prime minister of Greece is calling for a referendum on the decision.