Let’s be honest: 2020 was miserable. But rather than dwell on the negative, Sig is attempting to look at some positives from the year. From there, he shifts focus to things he is looking forward to in 2021 in an attempt to bring positivity into a trying time.
The rise in asset prices and the jump in employment seem paradoxical. This week, Sig takes a look at the economic environment and attempts to explain why asset prices are soaring despite this pandemic, with a look ahead to 2021.
Sig took a rare week off from writing last weekend because he was traveling for work. But he DID manage to test out his first ever Twitch stream while sitting around in the hotel at night. This week Sig shares valuable takeaways from his first streaming experience.
Core Set 2021 offers a variety of attractive pick-ups for both Commander and Standard speculation (should paper Magic events restart). This week Sig highlights a few of his favorites, inspired by others in the Twitter community.
With COVID-19 halting paper events, vendors need to find alternate ways of restocking cards. Star City Games and ChannelFireball have been touting their buylist pretty hard lately. But can their prices compete with Card Kingdom and ABUGames? This week Sig investigates!
Did you know there was a Players Tour event last weekend? Tournament organizers caught on that successful events can still take place over Arena despite COVID-19. As competitive Magic migrates from paper to online, Sig examines how this may further impact card prices.
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced much uncertainty in the Magic market. However, Sig is seeing a few things that help him feel a little more optimistic. This week, he shares his observations and why he thinks Magic cards remain worthwhile investments.
A list of major online retailers and their COVID-19 related news that will continue to be updated. Please check back frequently for updates.
COVID-19 has forced temporary suspension of many large Magic vendor operations. This week Sig reports on which vendors are closed, which are still open for business, and how he’s shopping during this tumultuous time.
Wizards Play Network has announced that In-Store Play is officially suspended in North America, Europe, and LATAM until at least May 10th. Joe talks about the potential financial impacts for local game stores, online sellers, and average players as well as what we can do to stay connected as a community in these trying times.
Asset prices are dropping everywhere. Cash is king. This week Sig examines a strategy whereby he’s raising cash from Magic sales to fund investments in other depressed asset classes. The result will be lower Magic prices, so you should be aware of the trend.
When asked to write about COVID-19’s impact on Magic, Sig did his best to speculate on potential outcomes. Now, two weeks later, the pandemic’s impact has come more into focus, and Sig has a clearer viewpoint on how this is likely to unfold in the world of Magic finance.