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        09/18/09        Change        %               12/31/08         09/18/2009  Change      %

$US / Euro     0.7159     0.6802         -0.0357       -5.0%
Cx Silver         $11.27     $17.04         $5.77         51.2%
Cx Gold         $883.60     $1,009.20     $125.60     14.2%
Cx Copper     $1.3950     $2.7710         $1.3760     98.6%                 31,075             48,171         17,096     55.0%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.8263     $1.4333     102.9%                 339,775         327,700     -12,075     -3.6%
Shanghai Copper                                                                             17,822          104,248     86,426     484.9%
Total Copper                                                                                 388,672         480,119     91,447     23.5%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.8718     $0.2118     32.1%             2,328,900         4,617,750     2,288,850     98.3%
LME Lead             $0.4305     $0.9848     $0.5543     128.8%               45,150             124,900     79,750     176.6%
LME Tin                 $4.6970     $6.8493     $2.1523     45.8%                 7,790             23,375     15,585     200.1%
LME Nickel         $4.9033     $7.8494     $2.9461     60.1%                   78,390             118,620     40,230     51.3%
LME Zinc             $0.5080     $0.8645     $0.3565     70.2%                 253,500             436,500         183,000     72.2%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Sept. 18, 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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