Today’s article subject spawned from a discussion that began in the QS Discord chat. One of our members was contemplating stepping away from the game for a while and wanted to know the best place to park his money and/or what to trade into. As expected, a lot of people immediately jumped to Power. The general […]
The holidays are in full swing and the new year is right around the corner. And as some of you may know, the stock market has been a bit shaky in the last month or so. But it seems Magic is still doing pretty well during this slightly volatile time. I think a good portion […]
Magic Online has a problem. A card value problem. In a recent Channel Fireball article, Florian Koch showed just how much card prices have fallen over the past few years: That’s right. To own a playset of the cheapest version of every Magic card ever printed on MTGO would have cost you roughly $28,000 in […]
This is the first article from my new series, MTG Questions. You might be familiar with the Hold ‘Em & Fold ‘Em series (rebranded as MTG Metagame Finance), which takes a tournament-oriented perspective. I decided to start this series to focus on more general aspects of MTG finance. The two series will work together, as when […]
Welcome back, folks. It’s been a while since I last wrote an article, in large part because I’ve been unwilling to make any financial moves on MTGO before reading the December 6th announcement about competitive play on Arena. What is announced there could have major ramifications for investing on MTGO, and so I’ve been very […]
Hello, everybody and welcome to a new week of the Daily Stock Watch! Standard cards are starting to move in the wake of new brews with cards from Guild of Ravnica, and we’re all but ready to see which deck will be the new Black Red Midrange (arguably the best deck from last season) of […]
Welcome back, readers! I’ve been doing a lot more macro-level stuff recently, and I felt it was time to jump back down to the micro level (i.e. single card) speculation discussion. What prompted me, you might ask? These two Inventions flipped the switch on that part of my brain that loves Commander brewing. Wow. These last […]
Alternate win conditions provide an interesting case study for analyzing a specific category of cards. Niels looks in depth at the prices of this subset of cards.
Julian Biondillo goes off the beaten path with a mono-red Reanimator deck built around Feldon of the Third Path.
For Brian DeMars, the bread and butter of speculation are the long-term gainers. He shares his strategy for picking the “safe picks” that will appreciate slowly but surely over time.
The week Jason delves into how tribal cards find their homes, both in casual and competitive formats.
Tiny Leaders, an offshoot of Commander, is picking up in popularity and promises to affect card prices if it becomes widely adopted. Jason Alt looks in to see what the fuss is about.
In the holiday spirit, Danny Brown looks at some red and/or green cards that should be on your radar. These cards are recently rotated and likely at price floors, so they’re primed for pickup.