I started playing Magic in 1994. From those days of poring over printed price guides assembled weeks earlier, to having practically up to the minute prices at our fingertips digitally today, Magic finance has evolved considerably in the past twenty-seven years. Regardless of the decade, some Magic finance lessons are timeless and many of us […]
Modern Horizons 2 is scheduled to be released on June 18, 2021, and the Quiet Speculation team is hyped! Joe takes a look at the highlights from each day of spoilers and helps you prepare for release day.
Is Alliances really just Force of Will or bust? Kai outlines the growing potential of Alliances as an underappreciated set in a new era of Reserved List investing, and why you should be paying attention to other cards in the set.
Despite the huge rally we’ve seen in Magic prices so far, Sig doesn’t believe it’s over. Not just yet. This week, he shares the factors that could drive prices even higher, including support from major vendors via aggressive buylists.
When spoiler season started, the community panned the Double Masters for having underwhelming reprints. Since the rocky start higher-value cards have been spoiled, increasing the set’s EV. This week Sig looks at the numbers, making his initial judgment of the set.
Recently, Sig tried his luck on some Modern Horizons boosters. The set is filled with value and opportunity, right? Apparently not. After doing research, Sig was shocked at how bad the odds really were. Exactly WHAT is worth opening from that set?
The COVID-19 government checks are providing cash to players itching to buy Magic cards. But Sig believes Ikoria may the greatest catalysts for MTG finance in quite some time. This week he touches on the numerous formats impacted by this set.
When people discuss Magic finance, our minds immediately go towards the cards. They are the game pieces, after all, so the game can’t exist without them. However through Magic’s 27 year history, there are a number of ancillary products that can be quite collectible…and valuable.
Tournament Magic will always have its place. But when it comes to game play hours, kitchen table Magic dwarfs the tournament scene. This explains why so many non-tournament legal cards are valuable. This week Sig explores some of the most desirable, which may make for good long-term investments.
In 2012, an interesting Twitter conversation motivated Sig to write a piece on the long-term investment viability of Magic. Looking back at his predictions, Sig is kicking himself as he witnesses the returns he missed by focusing on the stock market rather than the MTG market.
Despite being covered in the past, one of the most frequent questions in the QS Insider Discord is on how to exit ABUGames store credit. Sig is always evolving his strategy with ABUGames, and this week he provides specific updates on how he’s leveraging this buylist arbitrage.
It’s certainly a buyer’s market out there, as prices have pulled back significantly from their highs. But you’ve got to know where to hunt for deals. This week Sig shares three tips on how to find great deals from some of the largest vendors.
Last Friday Sig drove to MagicFest Indianapolis, where he experienced inconsistent results in trying to move some Old School cards. One vendor did come to the rescue, but Sig’s strategy going forward is going to be a little different.