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Capitalight Research



Capitalight Research publishes weekly and monthly subscription-based research focused on gold, silver, copper, nickel, lithium, and select rare earths, Canadian preferred shares, technical analysis, US and Canadian economic and market data.

Our clients, which range from global mining companies to institutional wealth managers, use our proprietary research to inform their investment decisions, capital allocation decisions, treasury operations and business risk assessments.


Our business model is subscription-based, which produces higher quality reports and allows us to follow the facts wherever they lead us. We also offer customized research and 'white-label' versions of our publications.




Multiple Reports Per Week

Phases & Cycles

Phases & Cycles, founded over 30 years ago by Ron Meisels, specializes in independent technical and behavior analysis of North American securities and indices (S&P 500, S&P 100, DOW, S&P/TSX, and TSE Indices). The service provides both short- and long-term oriented investment research to assist money managers, investment advisors and individual investors in their decision making. The analysis provides an early warning, alerting our clients to potential price moves before they occur through the over 200 reports published each year.

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Gold Monitor

Published Weekly

Capitalight Research’s flagship publication is the internationally read Gold Monitor, which has been published for nearly 40 years.

Published Monthly

Silver Monitor

The monthly Silver Monitor features deep dive analysis into the underpinnings of the silver market. This publication covers not only silver market supply and demand factors, but also macroeconomic factors and events on the silver price. Past topics have included interest rates, inflation, government policy, recessions, market volatility and the US dollar. We include an updated quarterly scenario-based silver price forecast.


Published Monthly

Critical Metals for a Sustainable World

The Critical Metals report -- authored by economist Patricia Mohr -- assesses the outlook for copper, nickel, lithium and rare earth elements. These metals are key to global decarbonization and electrification and are vital to mitigating climate change. 

Multiple Reports Published Monthly

Canadian Preferred Share Research

Capitalight Research’s Canadian Preferred Share Research provides full analysis of our investment picks for income investors. CPSR provides three unique products to assist preferred share investors with portfolio management. ​

Published Monthly

Economic Monitor

The Economic Monitor takes a deep dive into the current state of the Canadian and US economies. This publication includes a topical article and our interest rate and exchange rate forecasts.​ It includes our equity valuation models, based on the principles of Benjamin Graham “the father of value-investing”.

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Our custom

Capitalight Research also offers customized “PHD-on-demand” research to our clients.  Our most frequent requests include: preparing gold price forecasts with longer time-horizons, preparing Board of Director presentations customized for their region of operation, and preparing shareholder meeting presentations that support the “buy and hold gold and gold equities” thesis.

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An Update on Gold, Real Interest Rates and the Dollar

"We expect a strong negative relationship to reassert itself, because theory holds that when real interest rates rise, gold should decline. All else being constant"

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Kitco Gold News
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