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


SPX Futures Rose To A New All-Time High
SPX futures rose to a new all-time high 4465.30, then eased back to the flat line.
Parallels In Peaks
Most of us that remember the 2000 peak also remember the date – March 23, 2000. However, there is another peak that is not often recognized. The Industrials peaked on Jan. 14, 2000, at 11750.20. The SPX also peaked on Jan. 14, 2000, at 1473.00.
NDX Futures Are Consolidating Beneath Yesterday’s High
NDX futures are consolidating beneath yesterday’s high, within a range of 13804.38 to 13860.38. It appears to be in an irregular correction that may require yet another probe higher. 
A Globally Synchronized Crash Is Looming
A better-than-expected ADP jobs report sent the dollar and bond yields higher and stocks lower Thursday.
VIX Futures Have Been Running Flat All Night
SPX futures made a new high at 4217.50 after 10:00 pm last night. 
Nasdaq 100 Hi-Lo Index Goes Deep
NDX futures made a low of 13185.00 shortly after midnight, then attempted a bounce back. It is currently down 85 points, solidly beneath the 50-day Moving Average and on a confirmed sell signal.


NDX Nasdaq 100 Index
SPX S&P 500 Index
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
VIX Volatility Index CBOE



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Work Experience

The Practical Investor, LLC
President, CIO
January 2000 - Present (22 years)

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