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.
Unseasonably depressed price conditions are weighing heavily on traders’ minds and while the prolonged and late return of wintry weather in the Northeast has muted much of the demand in the Northern regions of North
A seasonally unusual cash market has many traders scratching their heads. Sales volumes remain very light. Inventory in the field is not heavy, but mills generally have stock. Transportation issues abating. Construction sites continue to