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        08/07/09        Change        %           12/31/08        08/07/2009        Change  %

$US / Euro 0.7159     0.7057     -0.0102     -1.4%
Cx Silver     $11.27     $14.66     $3.39     30.1%
Cx Gold     $883.60     $957.30     $73.70     8.3%
Cx Copper     $1.3950     $2.7815     $1.3865     99.4%             31,075     49,174     18,099     58.2%
LME Copper $1.3930     $2.7052     $1.3122     94.2%             339,775     292,125     -47,650     -14.0%
Shanghai Copper                                                                     17,822     63,434     45,612     255.9%
Total Copper                                                                         388,672     404,733     16,061     4.1%
LME Aluminum $0.6600     $0.8945     $0.2345     35.5%             2,328,900     4,562,650     2,233,750     95.9%
LME Lead     $0.4305     $0.8233     $0.3928     91.2%                 45,150      114,050     68,900     152.6%
LME Tin     $4.6970     $6.7359     $2.0389     43.4%                     7,790     18,670     10,880     139.7%
LME Nickel     $4.9033     $8.8473     $3.9440     80.4%               78,390     106,044     27,654     35.3%
LME Zinc     $0.5080     $0.8264     $0.3184     62.7% 2                53,500     433,525     180,025     71.0%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Aug. 7, 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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