Bert J. Wilkison, of Chicago, IL, is the CEO and a Managing Member at Kinetic Investments, a subsidiary of Wilkison Financial, LLC. He is also an active pooled funds manager who enjoys stock picking, trading, ETF strategizing and finding long-term value plays ahead of the ever-evolving markets. Lastly, he handles intricate and involved corporate negotiations, as a third party, on a commission basis. Follow him on twitter @KineticInvestor or e-mail him for additional commentary at firstname.lastname@example.org. Areas of focus: Gold, Mining, Oil/Nat Gas, Rare Earth Elements and Metals, Healthcare/Biotech, Energy, Tech, ETFs, Consumer Goods, Utilities, and Services.