Insider Stories: New Horizons with Sigmund Ausfresser

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Hi! Doug Linn of Quiet Speculation here, bringing you interviews with the top minds in Magic finance. Each week, I'll be bringing you an hour-long interview with people tapped into the MTG Finance community on every level. Whether you're a Friday Night Magic hero with a binder full of staples or you want to make this hobby pay for itself, there's plenty to learn in each show.

This week, my guest is Sigmund Ausfresser. In this interview, we chat about:


-How stocks and cards perform similarly

-Why holding cards is a passive "buy" on them every day

-Why Magic art isn't memorable any more (uh, kind of off topic but brief!!)

-Sig's picks for fetchlands and Thoughtseize

-How he interfaces with the game and its play these days


You can listen here!

You can find Sig on Twitter at @SigFig8

Sig writes for QS and has been one of the site's most popular voices for the past three years. If you want to find out more about QS, you can click here.

You can ask questions and post comments here or tweet to me - @quietspec is where you'll get ahold of me!

Douglas Linn

Doug Linn has been playing Magic since 1996 and has had a keen interest in Legacy and Modern. By keeping up closely with emerging trends in the field, Doug is able to predict what cards to buy and when to sell them for a substantial profit. Since the Eternal market follows a routine boom-bust cycle, the time to buy and sell short-term speculative investments is often a narrow window. Because Eternal cards often spike in value once people know why they are good, it is essential for a trader to be connected to the format to get great buys before anyone else. Outside of Magic, Doug is an attorney in the state of Ohio.  Doug is a founding member of Quiet Speculation, and brings with him a tremendous amount of business savvy.

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