Sig’s got a seller’s mindset this week as he delves into when and why you should lower prices. Is now a good time to markdown some inventory?
While attempting to price out an Unlimited Mox Sapphire, Sig discovered a surprising trend with the relative value of the Power Nine.
This week Sig shares his recent purchases and the motivations behind them.
This week, Sig shares three reasons why he feels you should hold off on making your next Magic purchase, at least until this holiday season.
This week Sig reexamines buylist prices for Alpha and Beta and notices Star City Games now has the best prices on an array of cards across all conditions.
This week Sig discusses taking chances on buying damaged “Four Horsemen” cards, and the rare gems you sometimes discover.
Every time Sig ships a buylist order, he includes a smattering of nickel and dime cards he finds in his bulk. This week, Sig shares how he has streamlined this process to optimize for time and relaxation.
Back in 2016, Sig suggested Pokémon cards and vintage video games as alternate investments to Magic. This week he dusts off those old price charts and investigates whether those suggestions panned out and what the current market looks like for video games in particular.
The Quiet Speculation Discord recently pointed out a disproportionate number of Legends cards have been on the move. When someone other than Sig makes such an observation, it means the trend must be worth investigating further.
Introspection has led Sig to the realization that he’s become disengaged with Magic finance lately. This week he shares his reasons, and touches upon what needs to happen to “wake him up” and reinvigorate his interest in the hobby.
When focusing on MTG finance, it’s easy to lose sight of the reality that this hobby is expensive! Sig was reminded of this recently when making a purchase with his Paypal (aka Magic) account. He shares his observations and reminds everyone of the opportunity cost of this game.
It’s impossible to time the market perfectly. This can lead to a feeling of disappointment when watching a buylist constantly fluctuate. This week Sig shares his strategies–both financial and emotional–that help him buylist confidently in a volatile market.
Determining the accurate value of one’s collection has always been tricky. While TCGplayer and MTG Stocks have brought new tools to streamline the process, there’s still room for improvement. Is eBay’s recent foray into this space what we’ve been waiting for?