|Bid||62.00 x 800|
|Ask||62.44 x 900|
|Day's Range||61.83 - 62.33|
|52 Week Range||55.06 - 83.88|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.30|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.47%|
The break below key levels of support earlier this year on the charts from across key segments of commodities such as forestry products and basic materials has dominated the attention of active traders, but as of late, it appears as though the story is now changing. Looking back on the chart of the iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF, it may seem as though it was obvious that the break below the long-term trendline was pointing to a move lower.
Strong uptrends across the timber and forestry industries over the past couple of years have made these segments quite popular among active traders. More specifically, followers of technical analysis have turned to companies within these segments because the predictable nature of the price action near influential levels of support and resistance has made for some of the most profitable trades within the broader commodities market. In the paragraphs below, we'll take a look at several charts suggesting that the story has changed and that the uptrend has reversed.
Recent selling pressure across the commodities market has sent the prices below key levels of technical support, which has active traders on the lookout for a continued move lower. In this article, we'll take a look at the charts of several popular exchange-traded products that are used as barometers for gauging the future direction of the major commodities markets and key segments. Given the rise in niche exchange-traded funds (ETFs), active traders often turn to the Invesco DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund to get a sense of the overall direction of the broad commodities market.
Lumber, paper, packaging and other forestry-related products have been trading within one of the strongest uptrends found anywhere in the public markets over the past several years. In this article, we'll take a look at the charts of several forestry-related assets and try to determine how active traders will look to position themselves over the weeks or months ahead. The iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF is one of the most popular exchange-traded products used by active traders for gaining exposure to companies that produce forest products, agricultural products, and paper and packaging products.
Over the past several years, the global timber and forestry market has been trading within one of the strongest uptrends anywhere in the public markets. Specifically, breakdowns below key support levels such as key trendlines and long-term moving averages are being looked at by technical traders as a leading indicator of future selling pressure and could be a useful warning for the bulls who are contemplating their asset allocation strategies for the last half of 2018. Investors and traders who seek exposure to companies that produce forest products, agricultural products, and paper and packaging products often turn to the iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF ( WOOD).
In this article, we take a look at the charts and try to determine how active traders will position themselves to profit from the resumption of the powerful uptrend. One of the most widely followed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by retail investors seeking exposure to the global timber and forestry market is the iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF. Taking a look at the chart, you can see that the price is trading a along a well-defined trendline and that it has behaved consistently on each attempted pullback.
The “Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey” (or JOLTS) data for February was reported on April 13, and it contains information about job openings and total separations. The total number of separations includes layoffs, retirements, and voluntary quitting. As per the latest JOLTS report, the total separations for February was 5.2 million at a rate of 3.5% of the total workforce and a decrease from the January reading of 5.9 million and 4.1%, respectively.