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Phases & Cycles Inc. is one of North America’s leading providers of independent investment research. Since 1990, the firm has furnished its clients with actionable and executable investment ideas for both the U.S. and Canadian equity markets.

Phases & Cycles supplies its research to over 100 companies across North America and Europe through timely reports and consulting services.

The research, which is based on technical, cyclical and sentiment indicators, includes:

  • Market Comments that address the direction of the sectors and the indices;
  • clear, concise and most importantly actionable Stock Reports from a pool of over 500 U.S. and Canadian stocks;
  • a List of Investment Ideas that tracks the progress of all stock reports, changes in their targets, support levels, and percentage gains. We monitor these stocks daily and never ever abandon any position;
  • and Ron’s Briefs: short, to the point messages published at important market junctions.

We also hold Market Outlook Webinars at regular intervals and provide custom Portfolio Analysis.

Meet Ron Meisels

President & Founder

Ron Meisels, Founder and President of Phases & Cycles Inc. is one of North America’s most successful technical analysts with over 40 years of stock market experience.  He specializes in independent research of Canadian and U.S. securities.  Institutions ranked him among the top three technical analysts for six consecutive years (Brendan Wood Survey).

He has been publishing the technically oriented Phases & Cycles® reports since 1970.  He was Vice President and Manager of Technical Research at Nesbitt Thomson Inc. (now BMO Nesbitt Burns) from 1982 to 1990.  He founded Phases & Cycles Inc. in 1990.

He has a distinguished track record in anticipating stock market moves, as illustrated by his famous “10,000 in 2000” prediction in January 1995 (based on his discovery of the 40-year cycle) when the DJIA was at 3800 (An audacious call in 1995 looks golden now, Report on Business, March 30, 1999). He first presented this research at the 1995 IFTA Seminar in San Francisco and subsequently in Chicago, Toronto, New York, London and  Cairo (for the Egyptian Society of Technical Analysts).

Mr. Meisels is co-writer of a weekly column in the Globe and Mail (“What the charts say”); he is a frequent guest on BNN-Business News Network (Market Call Tonight) and is frequently quoted in major financial media such as Barron’s, the Globe & Mail, The National Post, Les Affaires, Bloomberg, Canadian Press, Reuters and MarketWatch.

Mr. Meisels is also:

Founder and first President of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA)

Founding Secretary and past Director of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA)

Recipient of an Honorary Lifetime Membership in the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts “For recognition of special services to the Society”

Recipient of the 2016 Service Award from the Market Technicians Association at their 43rd Annual Symposium

Inducted into the CSTA Hall of Fame at their Annual meeting in Toronto in June 2016

Meet The Team

Nancy Lydon

Nancy Lydon

Vice President

Nancy has more than twenty years’ experience in the investment industry. She joined Phases & Cycles in 1991. Her specialty is Point & Figure charting, the basis for all publications produced by Phases & Cycles. Nancy writes Canadian & U.S. stock reports and is also responsible for collecting, interpreting and reporting on all research relating to market cycles.

Carolyne Mignault

Carolyne Mignault

Publisher/Administrative Assistant

Carolyne joined Phases & Cycles in 2007. She is the publisher, website content manager and client database administrator. She is responsible for data entry, Point & Figure Charting, as well as copy editing.

Monica Rizk

Monica Rizk

Senior Technical Analyst

Monica joined Phases & Cycles in 2000.   She writes Canadian and U.S. stock reports, provides replies to individual stock requests (Research-on-Demand ©), identifies Investment Ideas based on research and analysis of a pool of over 500 Canadian & U.S.stocks, collects and registers the data used to forecast Market direction, and  co-writes a weekly contribution in the Globe and Mail (“What the Charts Say”).  She has a degree in Business Administration and has completed the Canadian Securities course.

David Tippin, PhD

David Tippin, PhD


David is a stock market investor since 1980 and a member of the Phases and Cycles team since 1995. His special expertise is in Market Sentiment. He is the principal contributor to the bi-monthly Market Comment. David was a consultant to the Canadian government and universities in Canada and New Zealand.

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