Mars and Venus may both be visible in the sky in early evening these days, but when it comes to investors, the two planets are almost at opposite poles, according to the latest survey of investor behavior by the Spectrem Group, a Lake Forest, IL investment consultancy.

Spectrem’s latest survey of 1150 investors finds that in the current market environment, 30% of men describe themselves as “aggressive” or “most aggressive” investors, compared to only 15% of women who describe themselves that way. Meanwhile, 23% of women describe themselves as “conservative” investors, compared to only 16% of men characterize themselves that way.

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