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?).
For months, MTG finance had remained quiet and calm. The market was largely stable, and admittedly boring. Then the Pioneer announcement came along and awakened the beast. Now havoc (and controversy) is once again being wreaked by #MTGfinance.
Sig has recently accepted the fact that he has a problem: he’s spending too much time on his smartphone, ignoring the world around him. This week, Sig uses Jeremy’s Grab Bag sale as a case study as he explores ways to cut down on time wasted on MTG finance.
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.
Spoiler season is about to begin…again! Between War of the Spark, Modern Horizons, and Core Set 2020, how does anyone have any money left to buy new Magic cards? Perhaps they don’t. This week Sig examines potential long-term implications of these competing set releases.
David looks ahead to Modern Horizons spoiler season and examines cards that have been dodging reprint for a while.
War of the Spark broke the Planeswalker rarity barrier, including an unprecedented set of uncommons. What will happen to prices over time? This week Sig takes a look at recent, popular uncommons to inform his predictions for War of the Spark’s uncommon Planeswalkers.
Modern reprint sets have often led to price increases by sparking newfound interest in the format. Sig explains why Modern Horizons may have an even larger impact on prices this year.
With the Magic market heating up this spring, Sig is motivated to speculate more than usual. This week he shares his favorite pick-ups and some key resources for finding ideas.
Magic is a hobby riddled with trends and data—sometimes baffling ones. Sig shares three observations that may make sense on the surface, but are perplexing underneath.
Sig has noticed some cards becoming quite expensive, especially considering their absence from the Reserved List. Sig explains the trend and highlights his favorite picks.
Sig is a long-time advocate of buying up Reserved List cards—so why is he constantly selling them? This week Sig shares his motivations for selling cards even as they’re on the rise.
Modern Horizons is sure to have a profound impact on Modern. Today Sig shares his perspective on card prices, potential reprints, and good places to speculate through spoiler season.