Sig is planning on attending a Magic Fest next month, where he hopes to sell cards to vendors. But one can’t just jump in blindly and expect to maximize value. This week Sig shares three helpful tips to help you prepare for selling to vendors.
Sometimes a quick flip doesn’t go exactly as Sig plans. In these cases, he follows a strategy to sell these failed specs to maintain liquidity. This week Sig shares his strategies and why he’s often the eager seller.
Recent history has disproved the community hypothesis that Modern Horizons singles had bottomed. Prices on all but the most desirable foils have pulled back considerably from recent highs. Sig ponders whether he should hold or avoid opportunity cost and cash out.
Magic finance and Magic play are two separate hobbies nowadays. They are frequently in tension with each other–an optimal choice in one may be suboptimal in the other. This week Sig reflects on this tension and shares personal anecdotes for how it has impacted his buy/sell decisions.
An image of a Faerie appeared on the internet and suddenly everyone in MTG Finance world wants to buy Faerie cards. This behavior can be frustrating, but it can also lose you money if you’re not careful. Sigmund breaks down the case against faeries, and why you shouldn’t give in to the hype.
It’s been a while since Sig studied pricing trends on new sets. But a few recent observations have caught his attention. This week Sig shares these trends as he learns about the new normal that is Standard MTG finance.
Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you actually spend on MTG Finance on a weekly basis? This week Sig considers this and makes some personal commitments on how he’ll strategically cut back.
Check out the first installment of Sigbits Extra, where Sig shares a brief insight into how he’s currently approaching this volatile MTG market.
Sig’s “sell” call last week on Ophiomancer was premature. This wasn’t his first error in MTG finance nor will it be his last. This week, Sig recalls some of his previous mistakes and extracts valuable lessons from each one.
While buyouts generate a ton of noise on MTG Stocks’ Interests page, the All-time High list often contains more noteworthy movers in the market. This week Sig takes a look at the list and explains why he would still buy some cards on it while others he advocates selling.
Spoiler season is about to begin…again! Between War of the Spark, Modern Horizons, and Core Set 2020, how does anyone have any money left to buy new Magic cards? Perhaps they don’t. This week Sig examines potential long-term implications of these competing set releases.
The one-week rule is handy when trying to navigate buyouts on newer cards. But what about the much older, rarer Reserved List cards? MTG finance buyouts can disrupt an RL card’s price for months. Fortunately, Sig has some good news to share in this week’s edition of “Beating the Buyouts”.
Buyouts will never cease to exist; it’s inherent to the game’s economy. But after last week’s column on the backlash of MTG finance, Sig expands upon this series by sharing a strategy to help combat these buyouts.