Read here for The Copper Journal’s weekly chart update.

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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                            Prices                                       Inventories MT
            12/31/08        05/1/09        Change    %           12/31/08        5/1/2009       Change  %

$US / Euro      0.7159        0.7539      0.0380      5.3%
Cx Silver       $11.27        $12.48      $1.21       10.7%
Cx Gold           $883.60     $887.60     $4.00       0.5%
Cx Copper       $1.3950       $2.1015     $0.7065     50.6%             31,075      43,596        12,521      40.3%
LME Copper      $1.3930       $2.0416     $0.6486     46.6%             339,775     398,700       58,925      17.3%
Shanghai Copper                                                                         17,822         19,064    1,242         7.0%
Total Copper                                                                                388,672         461,360   72,688        18.7%
LME Aluminum    $0.6600       $0.6718     $0.0118     1.8%              2,328,900      3,792,300      1,463,400      62.8%
LME Lead        $0.4305       $0.6051     $0.1746     40.6%                 45,150          72,325            27,175          60.2%
LME Tin           $4.6970     $5.8083     $1.1113     23.7%                     7,790           12,560            4,770           61.2%
LME Nickel      $4.9033       $5.2639     $0.3606     7.4%                      78,390          114,204           35,814          45.7%
LME Zinc        $0.5080       $0.6568     $0.1488     29.3%                     253,500             328,950           75,450          29.8%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through May 1, 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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