MMI CEO Op-Ed in MarketWatch: Investors have the best stock market ever — thanks to high-frequency trading

Would you like to retire with 32% more money in your 401(k) account? Do you want to be sure your online brokerage is providing you with the best prices on your stock trades? Do you want to ensure your mutual funds have the potential to generate a higher return for you than even a decade ago? These conditions already exist in today’s market, and they have come from an unlikely source: high frequency trading, or HFT. But a recent MarketWatch opinion piece would have you believe HFT is bad for small investors. Here’s why you shouldn’t listen.