Lumber Futures Climb To 8-Year High

Lumber futures have climbed to their highest level since 2005 and they have gained around 9% this year, with most of that gain seen just this month as the outlook for U.S. housing improves. “Lumber, like other raw commodity goods, is a good indication of economic...

U.S. Lumber Soars On Demand Hopes After Sandy Damage

U.S. lumber futures soared on Wednesday on expectations for demand to increase in the aftermath of monster storm Sandy that caused massive flooding in the northeastern United States, damaging numerous homes that would need rebuilding. The storm, which made landfall on...