President, CIO at The Practical Investor, LLC
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Anthony M. Cherniawski is a principal of TPI. He has a Bachelor of Communication Arts degree from Michigan State University (1972). His business experience is as follows: 

Tony Cherniawski’s early success in the investment business came from a chance ... more


E North Korea And Markets: Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst
VIX crossed above all the Model resistance levels to challenge the Ending Diagonal trendline, closing above weekly mid-cycle support at 14.95. It is clearly on a weekly buy signal.
E Dow Makes New Highs But Rest Of The Market Lags
VIX had an inside week while SPX remains above its Ending Diagonal trendline, but closed beneath its Cycle Top resistance at 2479.67.
E SPX Bounced Off A Record High
SPX reversed from an all-time high on Thursday, remaining above its Ending diagonal trendline and Cycle Top at 2470.79. However, rally volume is diminishing while declining volume is rising.
E Maybe End Of The Line For SPX Rally
SPX “threw over” the 5-year Diagonal trendline this week, making a probable final high. This may be the end of the line for this rally.
E SPX Challenges Support
SPX challenged the Weekly Short-term support at 2417.86 and may be the start of a decline that completely retraces the rally from the February 2016 low. This also puts the SPX in danger of violating the 5-year trendline at 2100.00.
E SPX In Danger Of Decline
SPX broke through its Cycle Top and Ending Diagonal trendline at 2436.60, closing beneath them. This may be the start of a decline that completely retraces the rally from the February 2016 low.


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Work Experience

The Practical Investor, LLC
President, CIO
January 2000 - Present (17 years 11 months)

The Practical Investor, LLC has acted as a sub-advisor for other Investment Advisory firms as well as a free-standing Registered Investment Advisor. It publishes newsletters and article covering up to seven or more indexes worldwide.

Pension Specialist
Principal Financial Group
September 1976 - December 2006 (30 years 9 months)

Tony became the first 401(k) specialist in the Lansing area in 1983. His knowledge of the technical aspects of the 401(k). His knowledge allowed him to grow his business with more than 30 corporate (401(k) plans as well as defined benefit plans and profit sharing plans.


Michigan State University
Bachelor's Degree
1968 / 1972
Communications/Education Arts