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        09/04/09        Change        %            12/31/08        09/04/2009        Change      %

$US / Euro 0.7159         0.6991     -0.0168     -2.3%
Cx Silver     $11.27         $16.26     $4.99     44.3%
Cx Gold     $883.60         $994.90     $111.30     12.6%
Cx Copper $1.3950         $2.8435     $1.4485     103.8%                 31,075             48,499             17,424     56.1%
LME Copper $1.3930         $2.8486     $1.4556     104.5%             339,775             308,200         -31,575     -9.3%
Shanghai Copper                                                                     17,822             87,108             69,286     388.8%
Total Copper                                                                         388,672          443,807         55,135     14.2%
LME Aluminum $0.6600     $0.8237     $0.1637     24.8%             2,328,900         4,607,600         2,278,700     97.8%
LME Lead     $0.4305         $1.0229     $0.5924     137.6%                 45,150         121,475             76,325         169.0%
LME Tin     $4.6970         $6.6247     $1.9277     41.0%                     7,790         20,505         12,715     163.2%
LME Nickel  $4.9033         $8.1443     $3.2410     66.1%                 78,390         116,640                 38,250     48.8%
LME Zinc     $0.5080         $0.8655     $0.3575     70.4%                 253,500         437,625                 184,125     72.6%


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Sept. 4, 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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