This week, Sig looks back at SCGCON Indianapolis and highlights noteworthy cards on posted hotlists.
Lion’s Eye Diamond
Sig’s records aren’t perfect, but he has recently just passed his 500th MTG finance article–nearly ten years of writing! This week Sig reflects back on his MTG finance journey, the key decisions along the way, and what makes Magic the greatest game in the world.
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.
Don’t Panic! This catchphrase will be important to repeat to yourself over and over again as we navigate another era of rampant buyouts. This week Sig shares a few strategies to remain disciplined in the face of soaring Magic prices.
Bitcoin recently notched a new all-time high, almost doubling its previous peak in late 2017. Last time this happened, Magic cards followed suit. Are we due for another wave of Magic buying? This week Sig investigates the correlation.
There was a brief couple weeks at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, when I didn’t track Card Kingdom’s buy prices. They had to put a pause on their selling, so they dropped their buy prices dramatically. The reduction in buy prices moved in tandem with the selloff in the stock market. Since […]
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.
Monday’s update to the Banned and Restricted list, has impacted the market of multiple formats, and today Adam shares some winners from the changes.
Sigmund is out for the week! In the meantime, please enjoy this unlocked Insider article from 2018 regarding Springtime Reserved List buyouts.
Part III is here! Kyle goes beyond the basics and explores a few more “advanced” applications of renting, strategies useful to both investors and players alike.
Despite an uninteresting Mythic Championship, there’s no shortage of Magic news making waves in the secondary market. This week Sig reviews the most noteworthy headlines from last week, highlighting financial implications (or lack thereof?).
The one-week rule is handy when trying to navigate buyouts on newer cards. But what about the much older, rarer Reserved List cards? MTG finance buyouts can disrupt an RL card’s price for months. Fortunately, Sig has some good news to share in this week’s edition of “Beating the Buyouts”.
Buyouts will never cease to exist; it’s inherent to the game’s economy. But after last week’s column on the backlash of MTG finance, Sig expands upon this series by sharing a strategy to help combat these buyouts.