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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                        Prices                                                                   Inventories MT
                12/31/08        07/31/09        Change      %                 12/31/08        7/31/2009        Change      %

$US / Euro   0.7159          0.7016          -0.0143     -2.0%
Cx Silver       $11.27          $13.93          $2.66       23.6%
Cx Gold       $883.60         $953.70         $70.10      7.9%
Cx Copper    $1.3950         $2.6165         $1.2215     87.6%               31,075          50,073          18,998          61.1%
LME Copper  $1.3930         $2.6082         $1.2152     87.2%               339,775         280,875         -58,900         -17.3%
Shanghai Copper                                                                             17,822          51,135              33,313          186.9%
Total Copper                                                                                388,672         382,083             -6,589          -1.7%
LME Aluminum    $0.6600     $0.8450         $0.1850     28.0%             2,328,900    4,560,650       2,231,750      95.8%
LME Lead        $0.4305         $0.8355         $0.4050     94.1%               45,150          107,575         62,425      138.3%
LME Tin         $4.6970             $6.8039         $2.1069     44.9%               7,790           18,405          10,615      136.3%
LME Nickel      $4.9033         $8.0059         $3.1026         63.3%               78,390          105,888     27,498          35.1%
LME Zinc        $0.5080         $0.7929         $0.2849         56.1%               253,500         393,225     139,725         55.1%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through July 31, 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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