The bears are back on top in TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer survey after a woeful week for stocks.
The bears took 215, or 41% of the 524 votes cast. The bulls got 191 votes, or 36%, while neutral came in at 23%, with 118 votes.
In the sectors, precious metals was seen as most likely to rise, for the third time in four weeks. Commercial banks was the sector picked to most likely fall. Last week, it was seen as the sector to most likely rise.
Last week, the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
lost 5.2%, the
shed 4.8%, and the
gave up 3.6%.
Stocks were having a hard time of it Tuesday following a day off for Presidents Day. The Dow was down 277 points, or 3.5%, to 7,573.15. The Nasdaq was lower by about 60 points, or 3.9%, to 1475, while the S&P was down 34 points, or 4.1% to 794.
Below are the complete poll results.
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