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Closing values and year-to-date changes are:
                                Prices                                                       Inventories MT
               12/31/08      12/11/09        Change        %               12/31/08        12/11/2009        Change        %

$US / Euro  0.7159     0.6836         -0.0323      -4.5%
Cx Silver     $11.27     $17.08          $5.81         51.6%
Cx Gold     $883.60     $1,119.40     $235.80     26.7%
Cx Copper  $1.3950     $3.1100       $1.7150     122.9%             31,075             82,832         51,757     166.6%
LME Copper  $1.3930     $3.1166     $1.7236     123.7%             339,775          466,075         126,300     37.2%
Shanghai Copper                                                                      17,822            95,676         77,854      436.8%
Total Copper                                                                         388,672          644,583         255,911     65.8%
LME Aluminum   $0.6600     $1.0024     $0.3424     51.9%         2,328,900       4,586,125         2,257,225  96.9%
LME Lead     $0.4305     $1.0387     $0.6082     141.3%                 45,150         140,975         95,825     212.2%
LME Tin        $4.6970     $6.8946     $2.1976     46.8%                 7,790             26,420         18,630     239.2%
LME Nickel    $4.9033     $7.4956     $2.5923     52.9%                 78,390         144,846         66,456     84.8%
LME Zinc     $0.5080     $1.0374     $0.5294     104.2%                 253,500         457,325         203,825     80.4%  


Click on the link belowto findThe Copper Journal’s weekly chart update through Dec. 11, 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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