A recently released survey is showing the large majority of U.S. investors as being optimistic about the stock market’s long-term investment opportunities.

The Investor Outlook Survey, taken by Harris Interactive for AllianceBernstein Investment Research and Capital, shows that investors have pulled back, but not out of the market. Of the 3,295 adults polled online throughout the nation between March 14 and March 18, 64% said they have investments, 6% fewer than 68% in the survey in 2001.

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