These to Evaporate in Market Recovery? Genia TuranovaMonday, March 10, 2014 Winter weather and international geopolitical worries notwithstanding, U.S. markets again last week hit record highs, and continued their march upward. Thursday the Dow Jones Industrial Average had topped 16,447 at one point, the Nasdaq was above 4,369 and the S&P 500 Index was closing in on 1,882. On the global front, neither the U.S. nor the stock markets elsewhere likes uncertainty, particularly of the international geopolitical sort seen last week. Not surprisingly, Russian and global markets therefore fell after Russian president Vladimir Putin increased his troop count in Crimea to an estimated 16,000, raising fears of open warfare. Read more about These to Evaporate in Market Recovery?