Here's where we stand:
Close enough for a modeler to get a bonus.
August 4, 2011
1998 As a Template For 2011's Market Action (DIA; SPY; VIX)
August 9, 2011
Equities 2011: More Like 1987 than 2008 (or is it 1903? 1998? 1873 was pretty bad...)
August 18, 2011
LTCM Co-Founder, Nobel Laureate, Scholes Says the Fund Was Doomed From the Start (we are still using 1998 as a mental map for 2011)
August 22, 2011
Volatility: A Double Top in the VIX (VXX; XIV; TVIX)
August 29, 2011
More on 1998 as the Template for 2011's Market Action (DIA; SPX; QQQ)
A mental map.
At least until it gets folded so much that you can't see what's in the creases, it starts to tear, one of the kids tries to make hat out of it, etc....