Helped by a miserable stock market, the bears had no problem holding on to sentiment in RealMoney Barometer survey.

It was the fourth week in a row the bears captured the poll, getting 895, or 52% of the 1,721 votes cast. The bulls had 511 votes, or 30%, while neutral came in at 306 votes, or 18%.

In the sectors, precious metals was picked as mostly likely to rise, with commercial banks seen falling, reinforced Friday by federal regulators turning over

IndyMac Bancorp

to the FDIC.

Below are the complete poll results.

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