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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                    Prices                                                       Inventories MT
            12/31/08        10/16/09        Change        %                   12/31/08        10/16/2009            Change          %

$US / Euro     0.7159     0.6714         -0.0445     -6.2%
Cx Silver         $11.27     $17.41         $6.14       54.5%
Cx Gold         $883.60     $1,050.70     $167.10   18.9%
Cx Copper      $1.3950     $2.8375     $1.4425     103.4%                 31,075             51,575         20,500         66.0%
LME Copper     $1.3930     $2.7941     $1.4011     100.6%              339,775             357,850         18,075           5.3%
Shanghai Copper                                                                           17,822             100,217         82,395         462.3%
Total Copper                                                                              388,672             509,642         120,970         31.1%
LME Aluminum   $0.6600     $0.8460     $0.1860     28.2%             2,328,900         4,544,775         2,215,875         95.1%
LME Lead         $0.4305     $0.9888     $0.5583     129.7%                 45,150             129,175         84,025         186.1%
LME Tin         $4.6970         $6.7699     $2.0729     44.1%                      7,790             26,440         18,650         239.4%
LME Nickel     $4.9033         $8.4572     $3.5539     72.5%                 78,390             123,120         44,730         57.1%
LME Zinc     $0.5080         $0.9113         $0.4033     79.4%                 253,500             427,875         174,375         68.8%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Oct. 16, 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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