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        08/21/09        Change        %               12/31/08        08/21/2009        Change      %

$US / Euro     0.7159     0.6975         -0.0184     -2.6%
Cx Silver         $11.27     $14.16             $2.89     25.6%
Cx Gold         $883.60     $953.20         $69.60     7.9%
Cx Copper     $1.3950     $2.8790         $1.4840     106.4%             31,075             47,597                     16,522     53.2%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.7828         $1.3898     99.8%             339,775            293,125                 -46,650     13.7%
Shanghai Copper                                                                             17,822             81,650                 63,828     358.1%
Total Copper                                                                                 388,672             422,372             33,700     8.7%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.8655         $0.2055     31.1%             2,328,900         4,623,325             2,294,425     98.5%
LME Lead         $0.4305         $0.8369         $0.4064     94.4%                 45,150         118,200             73,050     161.8%
LME Tin         $4.6970         $6.5317         $1.8347         39.1%                 7,790             19,570             11,780     151.2%
LME Nickel         $4.9033         $8.8564         $3.9531     80.6%                 78,390         109,608             31,218     39.8%
LME Zinc         $0.5080         $0.8201         $0.3121         61.4%                 253,500         433,075             179,575     70.8%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Aug. 21, 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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