The rapture over

Nasdaq 5000

aside, the biggest story of the past week was arguably the dreadful performance of

Procter & Gamble

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and that company's impact on the

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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.

Question:

Is the Dow representative of the economy? What changes should be made?