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        08/14/09        Change        %                   12/31/08        08/14/2009        Change  %

$US / Euro     0.7159     0.7048         -0.0111     -1.6%
Cx Silver         $11.27     $14.72         $3.45      30.6%
Cx Gold         $883.60     $947.00         $63.40     7.2%
Cx Copper         1.3950     $2.8340     $1.4390     103.2%                 31,075             48,436         17,361         55.9%
LME Copper     $1.3930         $2.8966     $1.5036     107.9%             339,775         292,875         -46,900       -13.8%
Shanghai Copper                                                                             17,822             76,107         58,285     327.0%
Total Copper                                                                                 388,672             417,418         28,746     7.4%
LME Aluminum     $0.6600     $0.9144      $0.2544     38.5%             2,328,900         4,556,675         2,227,775     95.7%
LME Lead         $0.4305     $0.8641         $0.4336     100.7%                 45,150         115,800     7    0,650     156.5%
LME Tin             4.6970     $7.0534     $2.3564         50.2%                    7,790             19,240         11,450     147.0%
LME Nickel         $4.9033     $9.4143         $4.5110 9    2.0%                 78,390             108,156     29,766     38.0%
LME Zinc         $0.5080         $0.8500         $0.3420     67.3%                 253,500         432,200         178,700     70.5%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Aug. 14, 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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