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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.

LA Dodgers could soon be on the auction block

After a dramatic bankruptcy, the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers might not be able to salvage the team and will have to sell -- for around $1 billion.
Posted In: Sports

Banks backtrack on debit card fees

Bank of America, and other major banks, will not charge customers monthly to use their debit cards -- but banks will find ways to make up the difference.
Posted In: Banks

Draghi replaces Trichet as European Bank head

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.

NBA lockout takes a toll on Indianapolis' economy

The basketball-loving city could lose millions of dollars if the NBA lockout continues.
Posted In: Sports

Neiman Marcus a little bit less exclusive

The high-end department store starts accepting Visa and Mastercard in hopes of attracting a younger, broader customer base.
Posted In: Retail

Coca-Cola cans go white

The soda maker will begin issuing white cans in an effort help out its old friend: the polar bear.
Posted In: Food

Greek leader calls for referendum on bailout

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou announces a surprise popular vote on the latest agreement to tackle the Greek debt crisis.

Mid-day Extra: More from Chris Matthews

An extended interview with Chris Matthews on his new book, and the state of the economy in America today.
Posted In: Chris Matthews, John F. Kennedy, Big Book

Juli Niemann: Greek news is 'Groundhog Day all over again'

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.

Chris Matthews on John F. Kennedy

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.

Greek bailout vote risks global economy

While a deal was reached last week among European leaders, the prime minister of Greece is calling for a referendum on the decision.

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