The bears romped in the weekly TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer, although the stock market took a different view of things on Monday.
The bears got 61%, or 4,012 of the 6,538 votes cast. The bulls got 1,908, or 29%, while neutral came in at 9% with 618 votes.
In the sectors, utilities was picked as most likely to rise, with commercial banks seen as most likely falling.
Although the poll participants were expecting stocks to fall this week, the market did quite the opposite on Monday, taking
bankruptcy filing in stride.
Dow Jones Industrial Average
finished higher by 229 points, or 2.7%, at 8729.48, while the
closed up 25 points, or 2.7%, at 943.77. The
was up by 54.35 points, or 3.1%, to 1828.68.
Below are the complete poll results.