Is the US Stock Market Rigged?

Is the US Stock Market Rigged?  Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys comes out today. It’s all about the confusing world of high-frequency, algorithmic trading. The first 45 seconds are the key part, wherein he explains the mechanism by which high-frequency traders get ahead of retail orders so as to inflate the price you have to pay for a stock.  What do you think?

http://www.businessinsider.com/michael-lewis-the-stock-market-is-rigged-2014-3