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The bulls continued their surge in RealMoney Barometer survey with an easy victory.

The bulls, pumped up by the strong performance of the major averages last week, took 873, or 52% of the 1,669 votes cast. The bears got 511, or 31%, while neutral registered 17%, or 285 votes.

Energy equipment and services was picked the sector most likely to rise this week, and airlines was seen as most likely to fall. It was the same combination last week.

On Monday, the stock market finished mixed after a strong start. The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

had surged some 150 points before finishing with a gain of 41 points, or 0.3%, to 13,028. The

S&P 500

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closed up a point, or 0.1%, to finish at 1427. The

Nasdaq Composite

lost 13 points, or 0.5%, to 2516.

Below are the complete poll results.

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