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More weirdness with Lumber prices

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posted on Jun, 3 2021 @ 08:18 PM

originally posted by: JAGStorm

There are major things at play right now. Take a look around and see where the disruption is...
The meat industry has a target on it’s back
The electronic market/chips/microchips
All forms of customer service and low level jobs that could be done by robots

The next 3-5 years are going to be real interesting.

it almost sounds like they are getting ready to round people up and send them off to Canadian Concentration Camps. Need lumber to build the camps, meat and grains to feed people, and chips to "CHIP" people. Did America lose a war with Canada?

posted on Jun, 3 2021 @ 08:25 PM
a reply to: BlueJacket

They were talking on a home show this past weekend about this and there are quite a few builders in the area (MN) that are no longer pre-selling homes or spec homes. They are building to a certain spec and then pricing afterwards due to how fast the materials cost is changing.

For home building it isn’t just the lumber production it’s the vinyl and aluminum for siding, shingle materials, and many plastic or resin based building products are just way behind. They specifically talked to a regional siding manufacturer and they are barely able to maintain current orders. There has been no time to build up any stock based on their output and for how bad the shutdowns set them back. Couple that with paying people to not work it isn’t helping the manufacturing sectors.

posted on Jun, 3 2021 @ 08:30 PM
a reply to: Edumakated

" I don't think there is anything nefarious "

REALLY ? Think Again........

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