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: caaron@gold-eagle.com.

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With 2017 upon us and another year in the record books, let us examine the performance of the precious metals in relation to other major asset classes for the full year in an attempt to learn what 2017 may have in store. We begin the article with a broad examination
The US dollar took the opportunity of the Fed rate hike last week to advance further from the developing breakout we were observing over the past month. The dollar surged over 1% after the hike, eclipsing the 102 level on the Dollar Index and finally closing near 103 by
The next Federal Reserve policy meeting is not until December 14. Nonetheless, the US 3-Month Treasury Bill market is already pricing in a hike to the key interbank lending rate. Why is this important for precious metals investors? Because it was the first Fed Ra
In the aftermath of the unexpected Trump victory, there is a warning signal showing up in the precious metals markets that investors should be aware of. Despite fundamentals that seem to be supportive for gold, the market may be headed for a retest of the December 2
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

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