For the three weeks ending March 24, the Canadian dollar was up a half cent at $0.7553 US (one US dollar equals $1.33 Canadian.). The Random Lengths framing lumber composite index price was up $24 at $340 (US). It was at $333 a year ago. Resolute Forest Products was up 40¢ at $6.60. Rentech Inc. (RTK on Nasdaq) was down 41¢ at $2.01. US. Gold was down $48 to $1222 (US) per ounce.
Iron ore was up 12% during February, according to IndexMundi.com, which put it at $46.18 per tonne, up $4.93 from January. It was at $62.69 in February of 2015.