Archive for the ‘NASDAQ:WOOD’ Category

What The Collapse In Lumber Prices Means For Stocks

June 18th, 2014

lumberMichael Lombardi: Historically, the direction of lumber prices has led the direction of the stock market. Read more…


Can Lumber Prices Predict The Future Of The Economy?

June 4th, 2013

lumber: As we all know, the stock market is in record-setting territory. One would think that this must mean the economic recovery engineered by the Federal Reserve is surely in place, but it’s not. I believe that the economic Read more…


If Housing Is Picking Up, Someone Forgot To Tell The Commodity Markets

June 4th, 2013

wood-timberTimber!!!! The price of framing lumber on CME is barely over $300 per 1,000 board feet, down more than 20% since the beginning of April. The last time prices were this low was October of last year. Meanwhile, the price of copper is Read more…


Timber ETFs In Focus As Housing Recovers

April 29th, 2013

timber logsHousing has been an extremely good play for most investors in the past year or so. However, the segment ran into a rough patch earlier this year, as most housing stocks stumbled. Read more…


Stop Cowering and Buy Stocks (NASDAQ:WOOD)

February 26th, 2013

wood-timberStocks fell sharply yesterday on news of a worst-case-scenario election outcome in Italy. The S&P 500 fell 1.8% to close at 1,487, well below key support at 1,500. Even worse for the bulls the drop came after early gains, creating a 2.5% intraday reversal. Investors who have Read more…


Why You Should Be Selling Gold And Buying Timber (NYSEArca:GLD, NYSEArca:CUT, NASDAQ:WOOD)

January 14th, 2013

No question, gold has had a nice run. It’s been up 12 consecutive years. And during this period, gold prices are up around 500%. This is probably why in 2012, 84% of new cash invested in commodities went into Read more…


The Five Best Commodities of 2012 (CORN, PPLT, SOYB, UGA, WOOD)

December 28th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Another year has come to an end, and another 12-month stretch of frantic commodity trading can go in the books. As is par for the course, this year saw a number of big movers throughout the space, as these assets Read more…


9 Alternative Ways To Play A Real Estate Recovery

December 9th, 2012

Justin Kuepper: Homebuilders and other housing industry stocks have been strong performers in 2012 as low interest rates offset higher underwriting standards for home loans. Read more…


Global Timer & Forestry ETF Flirts With Major Resistance Level (WOOD)

November 28th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Optimism on Wall Street appears to be slowly fading away as major equity indexes haven’t been able to keep up with last week’s bullish momentum. Since the broad-based rally last Friday, price action has been lackluster on the equity front as resurfacing “fiscal cliff”woes Read more…


Timber ETFs Surge From Hurricane Sandy’s Impact

November 7th, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: The past week has seen a number of factors combine to push timber prices and forestry stocks higher, with the most notable force coming from Hurricane Sandy. The superstorm wreaked havoc on the East Coast, as its destructive path reached 1,000 miles across Read more…


Go Beyond Gold and Oil With These Other Inflation Proof Investments

October 17th, 2012

Money Morning Staff: By now, most investors know that the U.S. Federal Reserve and other global central banks continue to engage in dangerous, currency-debasing forms of monetary stimulus – meaning it’s time to stock your portfolio with inflation-proof investments.  Read more…


Jeremy Grantham: Timber Investments Set To Soar

October 17th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Jeremy Grantham, famous for co-founding the Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO), has made a series of forecasts that investors may want to pay attention to. Grantham has become a household investing name with his uncanny predictions of numerous asset bubbles Read more…


Nanocrystalline Cellulose: Is Wood Going To Be The New Plastic? (SNE, IBM, CUT, WOOD)

October 1st, 2012

I can remember a few years back when my grandmother was shopping for a new television. She searched through countless catalogues and was upset when she couldn’t find a TV that was “elegantly” fitted into a wooden box. It took her months to finally realize that no one produced wooden Read more…


5 Commodity ETFs That Should Outpace QE3? (GLD, AGQ, USO, MOO, WOOD)

September 27th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Global easing programs from around the world have investors scrambling back and forth. Some are excited to see stock markets have such positive reactions, while others are ripping the Fed for what they feel will be our undoing. Either way you spin it, QE3 is here Read more…


Timber ETFs Head-to-Head (CUT, WOOD, ITB, RYN, WY)

September 17th, 2012

Eric Dutram: With the housing market seemingly showing some green shoots, many are growing more optimistic that we have seen the bottom in this important sector. Prices are starting to slowly trend upwards in some markets while home sales levels, while nowhere near Read more…


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