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

$US / Euro      0.7159        0.7338      0.0179      2.5%
Cx Silver       $11.27        $13.94      $2.67       23.7%
Cx Gold         $883.60       $914.40     $30.80      3.5%
Cx Copper       $1.3950       $2.1470     $0.7520     53.9%                         31,075              43,596             12,521      40.3%
LME Copper      $1.3930       $2.1555     $0.7625     54.7%                      339,775             389,000            49,225      14.5%
Shanghai Copper                                                                                    17,822             27,690               9,868       55.4%
Total Copper                                                                                        388,672             460,286              71,614      18.4%
LME Aluminum        $0.6600       $0.6872     $0.0272     4.1%              2,328,900      3,858,550       1,529,650       65.7%
LME Lead            $0.4305       $0.6681     $0.2376     55.2%                     45,150              73,325          28,175       62.4%
LME Tin             $4.6970       $6.5045     $1.8075     38.5%                         7,790               12,610                4,820           61.9%
LME Nickel          $4.9033       $6.0124     $1.1091     22.6%                      78,390              113,040               34,650          44.2%
LME Zinc            $0.5080       $0.6990     $0.1910     37.6%                     253,500             325,900               72,400          28.6%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through May 8, 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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