What cards are still in print yet are currently rarer than Alpha rares? This week Sig examines the unprecedented set of Mystery Booster playtest cards, highlighting pricing inconsistencies and trying to predict the future market for these casual favorites.
Sig was underwhelmed by last weekend’s Black Friday sales. Some of the discounts simply didn’t create compelling price points. This week Sig shares data to support why these blanket site-wide sales aren’t as great as they’re made out to appear.
While the stock market breaks records, many components of the Magic market are well off of their highs. This has created some real buying opportunities. This week Sig shares some of his favorite pick-ups as well as where to buy them at the best price.
Pioneer is the hottest thing in Magic finance, and Adam shares the insights – and promising specs – he took away from a deep dive into the format’s buylist numbers.
David follows up on his look at Pioneer, this time setting his sights some important cards to consider for the early stages of the format.
Kyle provides an overview of the MTGO market in the wake of Pioneer’s announcement last week.
For months, MTG finance had remained quiet and calm. The market was largely stable, and admittedly boring. Then the Pioneer announcement came along and awakened the beast. Now havoc (and controversy) is once again being wreaked by #MTGfinance.
Pioneer is here! Adam looks at how the Magic Online metagame is driving its market, and why it could predict the next paper spikes.
Selling cards on social media has its advantages. But it can also be a bit of a nuisance, which is why Sig often prefers shipping to buylists. This week Sig shares four tips to make buying and selling peer-to-peer a smoother process.
SCG Indi was an important week both for Sam and for Magic at large. Check in with Sam here to find out what he learned over the weekend and what lies ahead.
Sig has recently accepted the fact that he has a problem: he’s spending too much time on his smartphone, ignoring the world around him. This week, Sig uses Jeremy’s Grab Bag sale as a case study as he explores ways to cut down on time wasted on MTG finance.
Pat makes his timely return with an examination on what he believes are the key cards in Throne of Eldraine Standard, plus some sleeper hits that you may be missing out on.
In 2012, an interesting Twitter conversation motivated Sig to write a piece on the long-term investment viability of Magic. Looking back at his predictions, Sig is kicking himself as he witnesses the returns he missed by focusing on the stock market rather than the MTG market.