Unlocked Insider: The Current and Future State of Modern

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This article was published on Quiet Speculation on June 12th. We've chosen to unlock it now both because people have asked for it and because at the time of publication it was fairly controversial. The most important takeaway — and the reason we believe there's value to unlocking this — is that the factors outlined in the article can be used to learn how to better apply them to future events.

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Modern season has finally arrived, and now all of our cool cards will spike and we’ll be able to make some big money. $100 fetchlands are back and everything else is coming along for the ride.

Yeah, this isn't rebounding soon.

Wait, what?

This graph is not alone. Across the board, Modern staples like Restoration Angel or Birthing Pod are actually still dropping in price. How can we explain this, since the notion of “card prices going up in season” has always held true before?

I have a theory. And while it starts with some bad news, it gets better before the end, I promise.

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Corbin Hosler

Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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