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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                            Prices                                                       Inventories MT
                12/31/08     12/04/09     Change     %               12/31/08      12/04/2009     Change      %

$US / Euro  0.7159         0.6736     -0.0423     -5.9%
Cx Silver     $11.27          $18.50      $7.23       64.2%
Cx Gold      $883.60        $1,168.80     $285.20  32.3%
Cx Copper     $1.3950     $3.2135     $1.8185     130.4%         31,075         80,325         49,250     158.5%
LME Copper  $1.3930     $3.1869     $1.7939      128.8%         339,775      446,075       106,300     31.3%
Shanghai Copper                                                                   17,822       104,710         86,888     487.5%
Total Copper                                                                      388,672         631,110      242,438     62.4%
LME Aluminum   $0.6600     $0.9553   $0.2953   44.7%         2,328,900     4,594,100     2,265,200     97.3%
LME Lead     $0.4305     $1.0637     $0.6332     147.1%             45,150         139,575         94,425     209.1%
LME Tin        $4.6970     $6.8266     $2.1296       45.3%              7,790          26,850         19,060     244.7%
LME Nickel   $4.9033     $7.2144     $2.3111       7.1%             78,390         142,770         64,380     82.1%
LME Zinc     $0.5080     $1.0673     $0.5593     110.1%             253,500         458,775         205,275     81.0%  


Click on the link below to find The Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Dec. 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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