Monti’s Market Votes Worthless as Berlusconi Gains

Monti’s Market Votes Worthless as Berlusconi Gains

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A pedestrian stands near a shutterd-store as he eats an ice-cream in downtown Rome. Italians vote with unemployment at a 13-year high of 11.2 percent and the economy mired in its fourth recession since 2001 after contracting for six quarters through the end of last year.