How to Invest in Timber
Timber my be viewed to be a part of nature, but this resource is used widely in a number of industrial applications and is a widely-traded commodity. Timber is most important to the construction industry, as it is a raw material used heavily by homebuilders.
Timber is attractive to some investors because it has been shown to smooth overall volatility when added to a stock-and-bond portfolio.
Lumber futures are traded on major exchanges, and certain exchange-traded funds offer exposure to companies engaged in the production of this commodity.
Ways To Invest In Timber
Timber In The News
- Housing Data Remains Strong, But Lumber Prices Suffer
- Earnings Preview: TCP, LPX, BIP
- Earnings Preview: Weyerhaeuser (WY) & Halliburton (HAL)
- 3 Commodities For A Housing Recovery
- WOOD Flirts With Major Resistance Level
- High Yielding Commodities: Beyond Energy
- Big Money Betting On Commodity Bear Market
- The Largest Private Landowners in the U.S.
- Schiff: The Fed Wants To Inflate Housing
- Timber Set to Soar Says Jeremy Grantham