Buoyed by a rise in bank stocks last week, the bulls notched their first victory in TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer since June 16.

After a long run as the bearish sector, commercial banks was actually picked this week as the sector most likely to rise. Integrated oil was tapped as the sector most likely to fall. Crude oil has been volatile but downtrending lately.

The bulls got 46%, or 618 of the 1,342 votes cast. The bears took 396 votes, or 29%, while neutral came in with 328 votes, or 24%.

Last week, the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

climbed 3.6%, the

S&P 500

jumped 1.7% and the


added 2%.

Below are the complete poll results.

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