The Stock Market Tried to Look Past Russia’s War on Ukraine. It Still Got Crushed.

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This past week might be remembered as the one when markets tried to stop worrying and accept the war. 

At first glance, it might not seem that way. The S&P 500 dropped by 2.9%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2% and the Nasdaq Composite lost 3.5%. 

The market had plenty of reasons to fret. Russia showed no sign of wanting to end…