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        07/24/09        Change      %               12/31/08        7/24/2009        Change  %

$US / Euro     0.7159         0.7035         -0.0124       -1.7%
Cx Silver         $11.27         $13.87         $2.60        23.1%
Cx Gold         $883.60         $952.80         $69.20     7.8%
Cx Copper      $1.3950         $2.5170         $1.1220     80.4%         31,075         51,683         20,608         66.3%
LME Copper     $1.3930         $2.5179         $1.1249     80.8%         339,775         273,950         -65,825         -19.4%
Shanghai Copper                                                                         17,822         49,438         31,616         177.4%
Total Copper                                                                             388,672         375,071         -13,601         -3.5%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600         $0.8156         $0.1556     23.6%             2,328,900         4,552,525         2,223,625     95.5%
LME Lead         $0.4305         $0.7888         $0.3583     83.2%             45,150         95,500         50,350         111.5%
LME Tin         $4.6970         $6.7835         $2.0865         44.4%             7,790         18,275         10,485         134.6%
LME Nickel     $4.9033         $7.5410         $2.6377        53.8%         78,390         106,992         28,602         36.5%
LME Zinc         $0.5080         $0.7607         $0.2527         49.7%         253,500         352,750         99,250         39.2%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through July 24, 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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