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The bears reasserted themselves in 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

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Nasdaq Composite

diving 61 points to 2574, and the

S&P 500

slipping 22 points to 1446.

Below are the complete poll results.

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