I love Michael Lewis’ writing, but I have some surprisingly good news to share about the high-frequency trading scandal revealed in his new book:
High-frequency trading is not likely to hurt disciplined, long-term, low-frequency-trading investors. In fact, it might even help.
And no, I don’t favor high-frequency trading or especially its less-sophisticated cousin, day trading. I thought former hedge fund manager James Altucher put it best when answering the question, “Should I day trade?”
“Only if you are also willing to take all of your money, rip it into tiny pieces, make cupcakes with one piece of money inside each cupcake and then eat all of the cupcakes.”
Read the rest of the article at Forbes.