If you start a conversation about the building inflationary pressures already sapping consumer pocketbooks, that talk will almost certainly turn to such classic hedges as gold, silver and even crude oil.
But one of the best inflationary hedges of the 20th century is often forgotten - even though it's likely to be just as effective this time around.
We're talking about timber - and timber stocks. And the facts speak for themselves. Investing in timber is a move virtually every investor should carefully consider.
- Timber Investing: The Inflation Hedge That Pays Off in Every Type of Market
- Cashing in on Commodities: Lumber & Paper Mills Struggle as Timber Stands Tall
Editor's Note: This is the third installment of a new Money Morning series highlighting investment opportunities created by the global bull market in commodities. By Don MillerContributing Writer There's a classic squeeze going on in the timber markets right now. As you might expect, the U.S housing slump is reducing demand for finished lumber. Meanwhile, […]