What The Collapse In Lumber Prices Means For Stocks [Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc., Weyerhaeuser Company]

lumberMichael Lombardi: Historically, the direction of lumber prices has led the direction of the stock market.
NASDAQ:WOOD June 18, 2014 1:33pm

Can Lumber Prices Predict The Future Of The Economy?

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
NASDAQ:WOOD June 4, 2013 3:18pm

Timber ETFs In Focus As Housing Recovers

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.
NASDAQ:WOOD April 29, 2013 11:19pm

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

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
NASDAQ:WOOD January 14, 2013 12:10pm

9 Alternative Ways To Play A Real Estate Recovery

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.
NASDAQ:WOOD December 9, 2012 1:03pm

Big Money Betting On Commodity Bear Market (GLD, CUT, RJA)

Jared Cummans: Commodities have enjoyed several strong years thanks to emerging market growth and increased demand around the world. As analysts continue to tout hard assets like gold and timber, investing demand for this asset class has continued to rise. It is now recommended
NYSE:CUT November 20, 2012 5:59pm

Timber ETFs Surge From Hurricane Sandy’s Impact

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
NASDAQ:WOOD November 7, 2012 11:14am

Balchunas on ETFs That May Outperform on Storm Clean-up (XHB, CUT)

Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric Balchunas discusses some exchange-traded funds that may outperform the broader market as the clean-up from Superstorm Sandy continues. Bloomberg Radio's Catherine Cowdery reports
NYSE:CUT November 5, 2012 5:22pm

Go Beyond Gold and Oil With These Other Inflation Proof Investments

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. 
NASDAQ:WOOD October 17, 2012 2:30pm

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

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
NASDAQ:WOOD October 1, 2012 10:15am

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

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
NASDAQ:WOOD September 17, 2012 1:31pm

3 Commodities To Bet Along With Warren Buffett (JJC, PLC, WY, MT, X, SCCO, FCX, WOOD, CUT, PSTL, SLX)

Jared Cummans: Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, is one of the most famous investors in the world. So when he makes a big bet, there are plenty of individuals who are willing to follow or are at least curious as to whether or not they should do the same.
NASDAQ:PSTL August 16, 2012 11:56am

Commodity Investing: A Beginner’s Guide To Timber Investment Funds (WOOD, CUT, DEL, RYN, PLC, WY)

Jared Cummans: The benefits of commodity investing have been well-documented in recent years, as this asset class has become a more widely-accepted part of every investor’s portfolio. These assets are typically used for their appeal as inflation hedges as well as their
NASDAQ:WOOD July 23, 2012 10:26am

Five ETFs George Washington Probably Would Have Liked (EWU, INY, UUP, CUT, BAB, UUPT)

Michael Johnston:  After a strong close to last week–the Dow jumped by more than 150 points in the last two sessions–U.S. stock markets will have to wait until Tuesday to try to continue the positive

NYSE:BAB February 20, 2012 4:57pm

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