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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                    Prices                                               Inventories MT
            12/31/08        10/09/09        Change        %               12/31/08        10/09/2009        Change  %

$US / Euro     0.7159     0.6799         -0.0360     -5.0%
Cx Silver         $11.27     $17.68           $6.41     56.9%
Cx Gold         $883.60     $1,047.80     $164.20  18.6%
Cx Copper      $1.3950     $2.8285         $1.4335 102.8%                 31,075         49,920         18,845         60.6%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.8418     $1.4488     104.0%              339,775         346,600         6,825         2.0%
Shanghai Copper                                                                          17,822          89,822         72,000         404.0%
Total Copper                                                                             388,672         486,342         97,670         25.1%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.8464     $0.1864     28.2%             2,328,900         4,568,200         2,239,300         96.2%
LME Lead     $0.4305         $1.0206     $0.5901     137.1%                 45,150         128,200         83,050         183.9%
LME Tin     $4.6970         $6.8493         $2.1523     45.8%                     7,790         26,115         18,325         235.2%
LME Nickel     $4.9033         $8.6001     $3.6968     75.4%                  78,390         121,608         43,218         55.1%
LME Zinc         $0.5080         $0.9271     $0.4191     82.5%                 253,500         433,525         180,025         71.0%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Oct. 9, 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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