The bulls show no signs of budging in TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer survey.
Once more, the bulls took hold of sentiment, hitting the 60% mark this week.They got 477 of the 796 votes cast; the bears got 159 votes, or 20%. Neutral also took 20%.
And as they have been since April 23, energy equipment and services was picked as the sector most likely to rise and homebuilding as the sector most likely to fall.
Integrated oil and precious metals were tapped as sectors also expected to do well this week. Airlines and automobiles were seen as declining.
Selloffs overseas were making the domestic market a bit jittery. Europe fell after Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's missiles would be aimed at the continent if the U.S. moved ahead with plans to install an antimissile system there.
Shares in China were sold off again after reports that the nation's government isn't inclined to intervene in that market's recent slump. However, Hong Kong and Tokyo both escaped the downturn and finished to the upside.
Merger activitiy continued stateside.
will spend $3.6 billion for electronics manufacturer
is selling 25% of itself to the private-equity firm Elevation Partners.
The market was mixed in recent trading Monday. The
Dow Jones Industrial Average
was at 13,661.61, down 6.5 points. The
was trading at 2612.23, off 1.69 points. The
was at 1537.13, up 0.79 points.
Below are the complete poll results.
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