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

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