Golden Tiger seems to vaporize in 5 seconds once the pallet touches the concrete.
Before the 2008 august mess, all metals were very highly priced. Lead brass, steel, and many other metals used for chemical industries like sodium, sulphur, and mercury. Much more consumer and industrial growth in the past 10 years, expecially in Asia. Competition for materials is high. Economy tanking will subside this for awhile.
However, industry builds when it's cheap. IT's cheap to build now, so expect iron, nickel, copper, and other metals to go right back up.
The scrap market has been very hot for the past few years.
Combine this with the devaluing dollar and the increased demand in arms in Asia and Africa, your ammo will be going up. Not to mention increase market in the US due to more shooters of military rifles.