Bullishness is back at the 60% level in TheStreet.com RealMoney Barometer survey.
The bulls hit that mark this week as they took 511 of the 847 votes. The bears got 150 votes, or only 18%. Neutral came in at 22% (186 votes).
Once again in the sectors it was energy equipment and services tapped as most likely to rise.
Homebuilders was tabbed as most likely to fall.
Integrated oil and precious metals were two sectors that many expect to rise this week. Airlines was one with a significant number of voters seeing a fall.
Dow Jones Industrial Average
closed at 13,613.07, down 26.41 points. The
closed at 2626.60, which was basically flat. The
closed at 1531.06, down 1.85 points.
In big news today,
is reportedly being eyed by Australia's
Alcoa has been pressing to acquire
, but it hasn't been able to reach a deal.
for $54.50 a share, or $1.5 billion.
said it is pursuing a possible company sale. The fast-food chain also cut guidance for the year.
Crude oil futures for July finished at $68.95 on the Nymex, down 14 cents a barrel.
The next economic report will be released Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. EDT, when the Commerce Department will post housing starts and building permits for May.
Below are the complete poll results.
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