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     05/22/09     Change     %                 12/31/08     5/22/2009     Change     %

$US / Euro  0.7159         0.7141     -0.0018     -0.3%
Cx Silver     $11.27         $14.68     $3.41         30.3%
Cx Gold     $883.60         $958.50     $74.90     8.5%
Cx Copper  $1.3950         $2.1025     $0.7075     50.7%             31,075             47,628         16,553     53.3%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.0802     $0.6872     49.3%             339,775         333,375         -6,400     -1.9%
Shanghai Copper                                                                     17,822             33,798         15,976     89.6%
Total Copper                                                                         388,672         414,801         26,129     6.7%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.6382     -$0.0218  -3.3%         2,328,900         4,191,975         1,863,075     80.0%
LME Lead         $0.4305     $0.6450     $0.2145     49.8%             45,150             74,525         29,375     65.1%
LME Tin         $4.6970     $6.3390     $1.6420     35.0%                 7,790             14,350         6,560     84.2%
LME Nickel     $4.9033     $5.6813     $0.7780     15.9%                 78,390         109,776         31,386     40.0%
LME Zinc         $0.5080     $0.6654     $0.1574     31.0%                 253,500         317,750         64,250     25.3%
 


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through May 22, 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.
Also, Comex and the LME are closed on Monday, May 25, 2009


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