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The bears kept the pressure on in RealMoney Barometer this week, winning their third straight poll title.

And they did it with their second turnout of over 1,000 in one month. The bears got 1,096 votes, or 40% of the 2,717 cast. The bulls managed 939 votes, or 35%, while neutral came in at 682 votes, or 25%.

In the sectors, precious metals was tapped as most likely to rise, with homebuilding seen as most likely to fall. Other sectors expected to do well were energy equipment and services, and integrated oil. Other sectors seen as falling this week were commercial banks, investment banks and brokers.

The stock market was drifting lower on Monday, with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

trading at 12,934, down 47 points. The

Nasdaq Composite

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was at 2580, down 17 points, and the

S&P 500

was trading at 1430, down 11 points.

Below are the complete poll results.

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