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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                    Prices                                                   Inventories MT
              12/31/08        04/17/09        Change    %           12/31/08        4/17/2009       Change  %

$US / Euro     0.7159     0.7677     0.0518         7.2%
Cx Silver         $11.27     $11.79     $0.52         4.6%
Cx Gold         $883.60     $867.40     -$16.20     -1.8%
Cx Copper     $1.3950     $2.2115     $0.8165     58.5%         31,075         43,131         12,056         38.8%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.1432     $0.7502     53.9%         339,775     469,625     129,850         38.2%
Shanghai Copper                                                                 17,822         22,705         4,883         27.4%
Total Copper                                                                         388,672         535,461     146,789         37.8%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.6536     -$0.0064     -1.0%         2,328,900     3,666,125         1,337,225         57.4%
LME Lead         $0.4305         $0.6917     $0.2612     60.7%             45,150         60,675         15,525         34.4%
LME Tin             $4.6970         $5.5338     $0.8368     17.8%             7,790         11,800         4,010         51.5%
LME Nickel         $4.9033         $5.6382     $0.7349     15.0%             78,390         105,396         27,006         34.5%
LME Zinc             $0.5080         $0.6813     $0.1733     34.1%             253,500         347,200         93,700         37.0%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through April 17, 2009.

Note: The green line on the chart is the 200 day moving average. The red lines are points of support and resistance. If one market is closed while the other is open, the prior day settlement will be used for the market that is closed in order to maintain consistency in the price charts.

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