The bulls rumbled to an easy victory in this week's TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer survey, taking 54%, or 2,643 of the 4,891 votes cast.
The bears got 1,517 votes, or 31%, while neutral came in with 15%, or 731 votes.
In the sectors, commercial banks was picked as most likely to rise
to fall, which suggests some investors believe all those billions of dollars of government aid to the sector will help, while others are still skeptical.
Stocks were surging on Monday, as the Obama administration
. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the U.S. will look to combine private and public resources to purchase a half-trillion dollars of bad assets off the balance sheets of banks, with purchases possibly totaling $1 trillion.
Also helping the market was an
unexpected rise in existing-home sales
Dow Jones Industrial Average
was up 316 points, or 4.3% to 7594. The
was up 61 points, or 4.2% to 1518, while the
was up 34 points, up 4.5% to 803.
Bank of America
each were up about 17%.
was higher by 12%.
Below are the complete poll results.
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