Bulls Make It Two in Row in Poll - TheStreet

The bulls ambled to another victory in TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer survey, coming off a week in which the three major averages rose at least 7% apiece.

The bulls got 2,577, or 49% of the 5,264 votes cast. The bears got 1,691, or 32%, while neutral came in at 996, or 19%. It was the bulls' fourth victory in the past five weeks.

In the sectors, once again commercial banks was picked as most likely to rise and to fall, showing the volatile investor sentiment in this much-watched sector.

On Monday, the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

rose 104.21 points, or 1.2%, to 8848.15, while the

S&P 500

climbed 10.75 points, or 1.1%, to 951.13. The

Nasdaq Composite

edged up 22.68 points, or 1.2%, to 1909.29.


(CAT) - Get Report

led the Dow, rising 7.8%, after Bank of America/Merrill Lynch upgraded the stock to buy a day before

the big industrial

reports its second-quarter earnings.

News that

CIT Group

(CIT) - Get Report

was getting

rescue funding

also helped lift the market.

Below are the complete poll results.