Madison Heights, Mich. (Oct. 30, 2003) -- Women and men view investing through very different glasses, according to a new Harris Interactive survey.

The poll of 1,035 investors who own stocks or mutual funds found that men are more confident about their investing abilities than women (62 percent to 50 percent). Women are also less confident that the economy is really improving, and don't enjoy investing as much as men, the study found.

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