Christopher Aaron

Christopher Aaron is a former counter-terrorism officer for the CIA and Department of Defense. He has always had an independent, analytical outlook, volunteering to serve two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2006 – 2009 to gather real-time intelligence for military leaders in Washington, D.C. Drawing upon his investigative skills, he turned his attention to the financial markets in the mid-2000’s and has been sharing his research and analysis for over a decade.

iGold Advisor is dedicated to providing intelligent and independent analysis of the precious metals, currency, and commodity markets. We are neither perma-bulls nor perma-bears on any asset; rather, we endeavor to maintain a focused discipline on the psychological, wave, and cycle patterns that ebb and flow continuously through all markets. You can reach Christopher at:

Donald Trump pulled off an upset victory Tuesday for the US Presidency, overcoming Hillary Clinton, who despite recent polls showed that the former Senator had a sizeable lead heading into the election. Yet by the end of the count, it was Trump who captured the requ
A week ago, the British pound fell to fresh 31-year lows versus the US dollar, crashing through the lows seen after the Brexit vote on June 24. The pound sterling (GBP) fell from 1.27 down to 1.19 versus the US dollar in a little over two minutes - a true flash cras
We have significant concern that the US dollar is now forming a long-term top.  Moreover, we may see a devaluation of up to 50% in value of the dollar over the coming decade. The fundamental backdrop is already in place with the unprecedented money creation by
On Wednesday September 21, the Federal Reserve released its latest decision on interest rate policy in the United States. The committee left its target rate unchanged at 0.25% - 0.50%, a range which has been in effect since December 2015. The most notable section
Our technical model for gold shows that the $1,045 per ounce low in late 2015 was of similar magnitude to the $700 low of late 2008. Consequently, a multi-year advance in price is now in the beginning stages of emerging. The situation in the world's historic monetary el
Precious metals finished moderately higher for the week after strong gains on Friday, as US employment data missed analyst estimates. Payrolls were reported at 151,000 additions in August, which was lower than the median forecast of 180,000. The US dollar fell on th
Precious metals fell for the week as Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen hinted at the Jackson Hole economic symposium on Friday that an interest rate hike might be in store for the United States later this year. The US dollar rose on the day as precious metals were mostly
For seven weeks now, gold has been bumping against its long-term down trend that has kept prices in check since 2011. Below we show the 8-year perspective for gold, noting the down trend in question (shown in magenta) that has been acting as resistance each time the pre
Gold and silver traded mostly in a consolidative manner this week, although the price action is occurring within the context of potentially significant breakouts pending for both metals. The action was typical for mid-August, the end of the slower summer months for
Gold and silver were both trending higher through most of the week, until Friday when the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a seasonally-adjusted 255K jobs created during the month of July. The seasonally-adjusted figure is based on an algorithm of assumed job