Front-month Lumber Futures Settle at All-time Highs Thursday

Front-month Lumber Futures Settle at All-time Highs Thursday

#lumber #futures #cash $LBU20 Lumber futures have more than 2X’s in price since the start of the year to mark their highest levels record. Futures prices for the front-month September lumber contract settled at 939 per 1,000 board ft Thursday, the highest on record, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Prices based on the front months […]

US Home Prices are Up 9%, Inventory is Down 30%

US Home Prices are Up 9%, Inventory is Down 30%

#home #shortage #demand In spite of the chaotic economic downturn last Spring, a home buying frenzy boosted home prices by almost 9% and pushed available housing inventory down 30% in August compared to the same time last year, according to Zillow.  A foreclosure moratorium on federally-backed mortgages which was designed to keep people in their homes […]

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

$GLD $XAU $SLV $XAG $USD Australia’s largest gold refinery has ramped up production of 1 kilogram bars to ease the supply squeeze in the US that helped propel a surge in the premium for New York futures. The collapse in air travel that’s grounded passenger jets used to transport gold products and virus-related disruptions to some […]