Sentiment in TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer survey was heavily bullish this week, despite the market coming off one of its worst weeks during the recent rebound.
Of the 9,511 who voted in the poll, 61%, or 5,793 were bullish. The bears got 2,725, or 29%, while neutral came in at 993, or 10%.
The sector seen as most likely rising this week was commercial banks. Automobiles was tapped as the sector most likely to fall.
The major averages all closed lower last week, with the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
down 3.6%, the
off 5% and the
Stocks bounced back strongly on Monday, and the major averages were higher as midday approached. The Dow was up 156 points to 8424; the S&P was up 16 points to 899, and the Nasdaq was up 24 points 1704.
Two leaders in the advance were
Bank of America
, which Goldman Sachs added to its conviction buy list, and
, which beat first-quarter profit expectations.
Below are the complete poll results.