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.
MTG finance has been on the receiving end of some backlash recently after rampant buyouts catalyzed by Modern Horizons spoilers. But is it deserved? This week Sig examines this nefarious buyout behavior and explains how it could be harming the broader community.
Last week, alleged Modern Horizons leaks led to a spike in Flusterstorm. This sparked controversy within the community, with much of the blame falling upon “MTG finance”. This week Sig examines the history of MTG finance and shares his stance on how it does (or doesn’t) impact card prices.
Ice Age isn’t exactly known for its endless value. Just because there are no $100 cards in the set doesn’t mean its terrible to pick through. This week Sig shares his appreciation for Ice Age and highlights why its bulk may be worth more than it seems.
War of the Spark broke the Planeswalker rarity barrier, including an unprecedented set of uncommons. What will happen to prices over time? This week Sig takes a look at recent, popular uncommons to inform his predictions for War of the Spark’s uncommon Planeswalkers.