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


Rally Continues In SPX
SPX came down from its peak on March 21, then made a 65% retracement of its decline. The rally is over 13 weeks long with the Economic Surprise Index at a 6-year low.
SPX Surges At Long-Term Support
SPX reversed above Long-term support to retest the 3-year trendline again. The rally is over 11 weeks long with the Economic Surprise Index at a six-year low.
SPX Reverses Beneath Long-Term Support
After nearly a month above Long-term support at 2747.53, SPX declined and closed beneath it this week. This puts it on a sell signal with a potential of retesting the December low.
SPX Rally Loses Momentum
SPX lost its upward momentum as it hit the .786% Fibonacci retracement level on Monday. Since then it has consolidated in a narrow range above its supports at 2775.00. It was 62 calendar days from the December 26 low to the February 25 high.
E Master Cycle Highs
Markets around the world have started the year on a tear encouraged by easing trade tensions, a more dovish-sounding Federal Reserve and signs that China is bolstering its economy.
SPX Rises Above Long-Term Resistance
SPX rose above Long-term resistance at 2743.91 last week, completing 8 weeks of rally from the Christmas low.The current period of strength may run out early next week.


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Work Experience

The Practical Investor, LLC
President, CIO
January 2000 - Present (19 years 7 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