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

The Best High-Yield Stock For The Housing Recovery [Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc.(NYSE:PCL)]

real estateSteve Mauzy: Housing starts are gaining momentum.  After hitting a 50-year low in 2010, starts have moved meaningfully higher over the past three years.  That said, they still have a way to go before hitting historical norms.
NYSE:IYR May 9, 2014 2:40pm

13 High-Yielding Commodities For 2013

Aaron Levitt: As many individual investors have taken a cue from professional and institutional money managers, alternative investments have gone mainstream – and commodities lead the trend. Interest in this asset class has exploded as individual retail investors
NYSE:DBC December 18, 2012 11:44am

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

High Yielding Commodities: Beyond Energy (GDXJ, SCCO, PCL)

Jared Cummans: In a low rate and relatively uncertain economic environment, dividend yields have been the saving grace of many portfolios. A steady stream of income goes a long way, especially when markets are rocky, as they have been for the latter part of this year.
NYSE:GDXJ November 27, 2012 11:15am

Why It May Be Time For Investors To Pile Into The Real Estate Sector? (ITB, XHB, PCL, HD, OC, PHM, DHI, LEN)

Steve Mauzy:  As someone who considers himself a contrarian, my interest is always piqued by alarmist headlines. Which is why I'm interested in housing. For the past two years, the sector has been a wellspring of head-for-the-hills Cassandraisms. 

NYSE:ITB February 14, 2012 5:28pm

You Should Buy Timber Stocks and Watch Your Money Grow On Trees (CUT, WOOD, PCL, RYN, WY, PCH, MWV, IP)

Don Miller: Chances are you've never considered timber stocks in your investing strategy.  But if that's the case, then you've been missing out.  Timber is a long-term investment that can reward your portfolio in good times, and protect it in bad.
NASDAQ:WOOD February 1, 2012 1:10pm

Why Investors Should Get Into The Timber Industry Now (WOOD, CUT, PCL, GS)

Kevin McElroy: I’ve long been a proponent of timber as an asset class. It’s a great way to de-risk your portfolio with a timeless asset because it’s generally uncorrelated with stocks, bonds – and it’s positively correlated with inflation.
NASDAQ:WOOD December 19, 2011 2:55pm

Investors Interested In A Long-Term Investment Should Look Into This Timber & Forestry ETF (WOOD)

Kevin McElroy:  I'm forcing myself to turn away from the obvious debt ceiling story that's playing out right now.  For the record, I don't believe that the debt ceiling will have any long term effects that won't be completely superseded by the fact that our debts are already much too high.
NASDAQ:WOOD July 26, 2011 2:31pm

What’s Driving The Timber ETFs?

So far, 2011 has been a pretty good time to be a commodity producer, as most natural resource firms have risen substantially to start the year. While some sectors of the market, such as rare earth
NASDAQ:WOOD April 28, 2011 1:58pm

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