On older cards, Sig has observed how a single vendor’s actions can be the catalyst for price shifts. Today he looks at the recent history and makes predictions for corrections to come.
“What’s this card worth?” It’s a question Sig gets quite a bit. Pricing a rare or obscure card isn’t rocket science—it just takes some effort and reflection. Sig lays out his method.
A recent debate on the Insider Discord got Sig thinking about the scalability of Magic. Can Magic be an investment vehicle for the rich and famous?
Prices are soft as we enter the thick of summer, but there are a few pockets of strength out there. Sig examines four trends and discusses whether they are worth chasing.
The summer slowdown is upon us, but if you dig deeper you can find some surprising market trends. Sig looks at the newest developments with Magic‘s first few core sets.
Zero-mana artifacts have made MTG finance news lately. Today Sig looks at this unique class of cards, identifying others with open-ended synergy and long-term potential.
Not everyone has the bankroll to engage in transactions with duals and Power. Today Sig considers some specific strategies for grinding value while on a budget.
Sometimes finance writers appear to have more reach than they really do. Today Sig discusses how writing about Magic finance does—and doesn’t—influence the market.
In the past Sig has watched under-appreciated sets closely, and it has paid dividends. Today he wants to flag the latest set with rising prices no one is talking about: Fourth Edition.
As prices on older cards rise into the stratosphere, some folks may truly be considering cashing out. This week Sig shares some tidbits on effective ways of selling your Old School cards.
Sig predicted the rise of Alpha cards—including the commons and uncommons—a while back. While he’s out of town, enjoy this reprisal of his article from December that laid out the case.
The real estate market in Seattle is surprisingly reminiscent of recent Reserved List chatter int the world of Magic. Sig discusses the parallel and attempts to predict what’s to come.