The bears reasserted themselves in TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer following a dreary week for the stock market.
The bears got 633, or 45% of the 1,393 votes cast. The bulls got 413, or 30%, while neutral came in with 347 votes, or 25%.
In the sectors, energy equipment and services was seen as most likely to rise, with investment banks and brokers most expected to fall.
Other sectors expected to rise were integrated oil and precious metals. Other sectors seen as falling were commercial banks and homebuilding.
The stock market opened the week on a down note, with the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 173 points to 13,167, the
diving 61 points to 2574, and the
slipping 22 points to 1446.
Below are the complete poll results.
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