Hans Peter Schmidlin is CEO of Precious Capital AG (http://www.preciouscap.com/eng/start.shtml). Based in Zurich Switzerland, Hans is a certified Portfolio Manager and Financial Analyst, having started his career in the stock market in the early 80s. He holds regular seminars about the mining market in regards to Technical Analysis. Additionally, in the late 90s he focused on financial behavior of investors. Operating for several years as Head of Trading equities with ABN Amro Bank, Zurich, in 2001 he founded TnP Research. TnP Research published a daily market letter which focused on Timing and Market Psychology. At that time, he also focused on the mining sector and incorporated Precious Capital AG in 2005, a company managing a Swiss based mining fund approved by the Swiss Federal Banking Commission.