The Race Continues: Economic Growth vs. An Economic Tantrum – Week 11

Factors That Make Timberland An Attractive Asset:

6. Timberland Helps the Environment:

A vigorous, growing stand of timber removes carbon dioxide from the air and produces oxygen. Also, with newer technology the biomass from forests could soon be used on a wider scale as an alternate, cleaner source of energy.

In these uncertain times, it is critical to remember that land is the source of all wealth. Every product that we humans consume originates with land. Not all tracts of land are equal in quality and portfolio management requires every investor to hold some cash for liquidity. But historically, long term the best investment is land.