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        08/28/09        Change        %               12/31/08        08/28/2009        Change      %

$US / Euro     0.7159     0.6993         -0.0166     -2.3%
Cx Silver         $11.27     $14.78         $3.51         31.1%
Cx Gold         $883.60     $957.00     $73.40         8.3%
Cx Copper     $1.3950     $2.9230     $1.5280     109.5%             31,075         48,064         16,989         54.7%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.9438     $1.5508     111.3%         339,775         298,925         -40,850         -12.0%
Shanghai Copper                                                                     17,822         86,625         68,803         386.1%
Total Copper                                                                         388,672      433,614         44,942       11.6%   
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.8528     $0.1928     29.2%         2,328,900         4,614,350         2,285,450         98.1%
LME Lead         $0.4305     $0.9607     $0.5302     123.2%             45,150         120,950         75,800         167.9%
LME Tin         $4.6970     $6.5317     $1.8347     39.1%                 7,790         19,765         11,975         153.7%
LME Nickel     $4.9033     $8.8882     $3.9849     81.3%                 78,390         113,442         35,052         44.7%
LME Zinc         $0.5080     $0.8255     $0.3175     62.5%                 253,500         434,600         181,100         71.4%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Aug. 28, 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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