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iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index ETF (WOOD)

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  • Sep. 11, 2013, 3:50 PM
  • Nov. 6, 2012, 11:13 AM
    Brookfield Asset Mangement (BAM) nears a deal with China Investment Corp. to sell a 12.5% stake in its Canadian timber assets for about $100M, according to sources. Brookfield has made clear it intends to monetize these assets and has found a willing buyer in CIC which has made clear its desire to shift investments from paper to real things.
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  • Jul. 18, 2012, 12:10 PM
    Harvard is taking a shine to natural resources - particularly timber (WOOD, CUT) - maybe at the expense of private equity and hedge funds, according to the normally secretive endowment chief Jane Mendillo. Of distressed credit in Europe, she's interested, but notes it's the hot new investment area and will take a pass for now.
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  • Jun. 27, 2011, 12:49 PM
    Universal Forest Products (UFPI -11.7%)) drops to a new 52-week low after saying sales through May were worse than expected, and demand will be weak for the remainder of FY11. As a result, it plans to cut costs through layoffs and reduced spending.
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  • Dec. 26, 2008, 1:08 PM
    After a relentless decline, some analysts think the lumber market (CUT, WOOD, RYN, PCL, WY, IP) is laying the foundation for a rally in 2009. Asif Suria has a great article on timber as a portfolio component.
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  • Jun. 30, 2008, 1:44 PM
    Timber ETF shareholders, who think they're diversifying into an attractive asset class, are getting a raw deal. (CUT, WOOD)
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The iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index.
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