Bulls Break Out in Stock Market Poll

A huge up move in the stock market brings out the bullish sentiment.
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Stock market bulls romped to a majority in the weekly TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer survey, taking 51% of the vote.

The bulls captured 2,897 of the 5,634 votes, while the bears took 1,620, or 29%. Neutral came in with 1,117, or 20%.

In the sectors, interestingly, commercial banks was picked as most likely to rise and to fall. Those who were bullish on banks probably were encouraged by news that


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JPMorgan Chase

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said last week that they were on the road to profitable first quarters. It also was the first time in five weeks that precious metals wasn't picked as the sector most likely to rise.

Two of the three major averages were higher recently on Monday, with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

up 89 points and the

S&P 500

up 11 points, while the

Nasdaq Composite

was down 7.

Last week, the Dow lifted by 9%, the Nasdaq finished up 10.6%, and the S&P was higher by 10.7%.

Below are the complete poll results.