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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