Tag: lumber investing

Can Pine Beetles Boost Your Portfolio?

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Can Pine Beetles Boost Your Portfolio?

After a swift selloff earlier in the year, bulls are back in firm control of the lumber market.  In fact, spot lumber is up 32% from the lows set in mid-June 2013.  That makes the commodity one of the top performing hard assets over the past five months. Take a look… As you can see, […]

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These Hard Assets Got Crushed…

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
These Hard Assets Got Crushed…

Well, here we are!  With July’s arrival, the second half of 2013 is officially underway in the markets.  That means it’s the perfect time for a first half commodity performance review. Let’s start with the worst performers over the past six months… Silver- down 35%:  As many long-time readers remember, the white metal was a […]

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