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The bulls made a comeback in RealMoney Barometer survey this week. They took 619 votes, or 51%, of the 1,209 votes cast.

The bears weighed in with 298 votes, or 25%, while neutral clocked in at 292, or 24%.

In the sectors, precious metals was picked as most likely to rise this week. Homebuilders was seen as most likely to fall.

Other sectors expected to rise this week were energy equipment and services, and integrated oil.

Other sectors seen as likely to fall this week were airlines and commercial banks.

Light, sweet crude oil futures for November were recently trading down 34 cents a barrel on the Nymex, but still over $80 at $81.28.

Stocks were trading near the flat line in recent mixed trading Monday. The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

was up 3 points, to 13,823.20. The

Nasdaq Composite

was higher by about 12 points to 2682.99, and the

S&P 500

was off 0.19 points to 1525.56.

Below are the complete poll results.

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