The bears are keeping the pressure on in RealMoney Barometer poll, running their dominance to four weeks.

The market has performed poorly lately, with fears of a recesssion on the horizon.

The bears got 860, or 49% of the 1,736 votes cast. Bulls took 501 votes, or 29%. Neutral came in with 375 votes, or 22%.

In the sectors, precious metals was seen as most likely to rise, with investment banks and brokers seen as most likely to fall. That is not surprising considering gold is at record levels and many banks and brokerages are still dealing with problems associated from the credit market blowup.

Below are the complete poll results.

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