The rapture over
aside, the biggest story of the past week was arguably the dreadful performance of
Procter & Gamble
and that company's impact on the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
and on investors' spirits, in general.
Last Tuesday, Procter & Gamble issued a pretty serious earnings warning and the stock fell about 40% on the week. By the end of the day, P&G's woes had spread to the rest of the consumer sector and to the Dow as a whole, which ended up falling 374 points that day.
Here's how you voted.
Is the Dow representative of the economy? What changes should be made?