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What lumber and gold prices tell us about the stock market’s next move

·3 min read
What lumber and gold prices tell us about the stock market’s next move

FA CENTER Lumber prices have experienced one of their biggest and quickest plunges in history— with the spot futures contract dropping more than $670, or 40%, in just 25 trading sessions. It’s human nature to try to find meaning in this, since the alternative is to accept that price changes this momentous are nothing more than merely random fluctuations.