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After a week of heavy losses in the stock market, the bears took control of RealMoney Barometer survey this week.

The bears got 437, or 40% of the 1,106 votes cast. The bulls came in at 34% with 376 votes, while neutral was at 26% with 293 votes.

In the sectors, energy equipment and services was most expected to rise, while the troubled auto sector was seen as most likely to fall.

Last week, the


lost 4.1%, the

S&P 500

gave back 3.9% and the


edged down 4.3%.

Below are the complete poll results.

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