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 joined in 1991 and has twenty years’ experience in the investment industry. Her specialty is Point & Figure charting, the basis for all publications produced by Phases & Cycles. She is also responsible for collecting, interpreting and reporting on all research relating to market cycles.
Carolyne Mignault joined Phases & Cycles in 2007. She is the publisher, website content and client database manager. She is responsible for data entry and Point & Figure Charting.
Senior Technical Analyst
Monica Rizk, Senior Technical Analyst, joined Phases & Cycles in 2000. Monica writes Canadian and U.S. stock reports, provides clients with assessments of individual stocks (Research-on-Demand ©) and identifies Investment ideas based on her research and analysis of a pool of over 500 Canadian & U.S. stocks. She specialises in interpreting Point & Figure charts to identify breakouts, breakdowns and targets. She also collects and registers the data used to forecast Market direction. She is the writer and editor of a weekly contribution to the Globe and Mail entitled “What the Charts Say”. She has a degree in Business Administration and has completed the Canadian Securities course.
David Tippin, PhD
David Tippin, PhD, 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 contributes to the bi-monthly Market Comment. David was a consultant to the Canadian government and universities in Canada and New Zealand.