A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 07/27/2016 Do Wealthy Investors Have a Pessimistic View of the Future? When the wealthiest Americans have a dismal view of the future, it’s worth noting.Pessimism and optimism both play a role in investing habits. Any attitude toward the stock market or economic outlook, either positive or negative, will affect how an investor makes investment decisions.Advisors gauge the mood of the investment environment ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo.