Ron Meisels, President, Phases & Cycles Inc., has been active as an Analyst since 1971. He was Vice President and Director of Technical Research of Nesbitt Thomson (now BMO Nesbitt Burns) from 1982 to 1990. He was ranked among the top three technical analysts by Canadian Institutions for six consecutive years (Brendan Wood Survey). He is a regular guest on BNN and is frequently quoted by The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Bloomberg, Canadian Press and Reuters. He is the Editor for all publications and monitors the TOP 60TM and TOP 100® portfolios. Mr. Meisels is also founder and first President of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA), and founding Secretary and past Director of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA). He is also the developer of the "Meisels Index", an overbought/oversold indicator based on daily closings. It is featured on the Metastock system.