From dshort.com. The author uses the Dow Crash of 1929, but the S&P 500 for the other selected bear markets. Is the blue going up - or is it going down? It is an interesting way to view the past with the current situation.
In this current situation, it might be good to feed the bears, if we just knew what they wanted for dinner. Right now it looks like TARP is on the menu.