Similar to our position in December and as stated above, politics and trade will have significant influences on the economies of the USA and Canada for the remainder of this year and into 2020. With
Cash markets were much busier this week as buyers were far more inclined to commit to a decent order number. While the volumes were not huge, SPF mills did report some need-to-move items were either
Cash markets were still eerily quiet following the long weekend holiday on Monday for Canada. Mills received counters openly, edging price lists downward in an attempt to pull buyers off the fence. WSPF #2&btr 2x4s
Volatility. While the word normally applies to price, this spring we seem to be seeing “a fear of volatility” as buyers are largely staying out of the speculative game not wanting to be held to
Cash markets remain on hold, as mills struggle to locate buyers and continue to wrestle with logistical challenges. Home builders are perpetually entrenched in a non buying mode, while home center activity begins to rise.