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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                    Prices                                                       Inventories MT
                12/31/08        07/17/09        Change      %               12/31/08        7/17/2009      Change      %

$US / Euro     0.7159        0.7093         -0.0066     -0.9%
Cx Silver         $11.27         $13.40         $2.13     18.9%
Cx Gold         $883.60         $937.20     $53.60     6.1%
Cx Copper     $1.3950         $2.4140     $1.0190     73.0%             31,075         53,752             22,677         73.0%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.3723     $0.9793     70.3%             339,775         264,150         -75,625         -22.3%
Shanghai Copper                                                                         17,822         53,283         35,461         199.0%
Total Copper                                                                             388,672         371,185         -17,487         -4.5%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.7580     $0.0980     14.8%             2,328,900     4,513,225         2,184,325         93.8%
LME Lead         $0.4305         $0.7276     $0.2971     69.0%               45,150         94,650         49,500         109.6%
LME Tin             $4.6970         $5.9761     $1.2791     27.2%                   7,790         17,895         10,105         129.7%
LME Nickel         $4.9033         $7.2031     $2.2998     46.9%             78,390         108,714         30,324         38.7%
LME Zinc         $0.5080         $0.6895         $0.1815     35.7%             253,500         353,100         99,600         39.3%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through July 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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