Craigslist can be a boon for buying collections at a profit, but there are some major pitfalls to avoid. Luca shares the lessons he’s learned from the experience.
Most preorders are a trap, but there are gems in the rough. Luca explains the six ingredients that make up a slam dunk preorder spec and how they apply to the new SOI spoilers.
As we near the next set release, typical hype is pushing some Standard cards up. Luca looks to the past to inform speculation decisions surrounding the new cards from Shadows.
Luca covers the new Standard rotation and what kinds of MTGO specs you can expect to cash in on when Shadows over Innistrad finally arrives.
Follow Luca as he goes through every single investment he made on MTGO in the past 45 days, to learn from both his successes and mistakes.
The Intelligent Investor has been a seminal work on investment strategy for decades. Luca presents the spark notes version of the book and explains how it applies to Magic investment.
Luca explains how bots fit into the MTGO economy and the benefits of running one. He finishes with a step-by-step guide to starting your own bot.
Luca introduces the concepts of risk, diversification and market depth, and explains how to apply them to your own Magic investment strategy.
Luca presents an introduction to the theory of MTGO pricing and provides an objective way to measure a card’s potential as a spec target. He illustrates with examples.
In his first article for QS, Luca Ashok presents his theoretical approach to speculation and covers the four basic steps that underlie trading on MTGO.