“Lumber prices are up more than 35% this year, at $1,180.70 per 1,000 board feet as of April 13, after more than doubling in price in 2020. Also this year, steel futures have jumped 40% and iron ore trades nearly 7% higher. Copper has climbed 15%”Barron’s
April 15, 2021LINK
Link may not work. One trick I’ve learned is to do a web search for the exact words (cut and pasted) from a quoted article.
BTW - Columnist Jack Hough
has a fascinating take on this in the same issue of Barron’s
, asking “How about a wood-based cryptocurrency?”
Suggested name ... Barkcoin