People have started moving on Alpha cards, and many are disappearing from the market completely. Sig highlights the unfolding trend, and shares ideas on how to take advantage.
Several months ago Brian laid out a scheme for classifying Old School cards by tier of playability. Today he discusses the price movement we’re starting to see in the third tier.
Domestic arbitrage gets less press, but opportunities are available if you know where to look—the more obscure the card, the better. Sig looks at some that may be overlooked.
The Reserved List has been a hotbed of activity over the past couple months, overshadowing other cards not on the sacred list. Sig identifies some movers and recommends what to watch.
In stock market investing, “Alpha” and “Beta” are concepts used to describe risk. Sig explains the terms and how they can be applied towards smarter investing in MTG finance.
Some seemingly random commons and uncommons from Magic‘s first two sets are priced surprisingly high. Sig discusses what they are and why they’re holding value.
With Eternal Weekend approaching, Brian revisits his fundamental strategy involving Old School cards—why are they so appealing right now, and where do we expect them to go?
Modern has been overshadowed by the growth in Commander and Old School of late. This week Sig investigates the format to see if there are any good bets to be made.
The Reserved List spikes have quietly generated a rare opportunity in the high-end market. Sig shares some concrete examples of how to exploit these recent trends.
Cards tend to break down into “tiers” of value, based on the formats they’re played in. Brian explains how this theory can inform potential picks in the Old School format.
Opportunities for international arbitrage in MTG finance mostly dried up after the secret got out. But recently Sig has found a new arbitrage opportunity that he’s been exploiting profitably.
A card like Black Knight might not seem exciting, but if it’s an Alpha copy it will still hold value. Brian considers what we may be missing in the earlier sets of the game.
This week Sig takes a step back to reaffirm his priorities so he can in engage social media better while avoiding the negativity. Don’t worry, there are still some picks in there!