A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 07/13/2016 Can Affluent Investors Predict the Market? On Dec. 31, 2015, the Dow Jones industrial average was 17,425.03. Down 2.2 percent for the year, it was the worst year for the index since 2008. 2015 was marked by volatility driven by several impactful factors, including continued speculation over when the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates, falling ... 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.