Whats the volume to weight ratio of gold compared to tungsten? Or anything else for that matter...
Fake gold hits NYC
Federal agents are investigating the peddling of bogus gold bars in Midtown. The Post has learned as many as 10 fake gold bars — made up mostly of relatively worthless tungsten — were sold recently to unsuspecting dealers in Manhattan’s Midtown Diamond District. The price of gold has risen more than 600 percent since January 2000, while the S&P 500 index is down 0.6 percent over the same period. The 10-oz. gold bars are hugely popular with Main Street investors, and it is not known how many of the fake gold bars were sold to dealers — or if any fake bars were purchased by the public. Federal agents are ... (full story)