Art is an essential part of Magic: The Gathering. This week Paul looks at the history and collectability of Magic’s original artwork.
When focusing on MTG finance, it’s easy to lose sight of the reality that this hobby is expensive! Sig was reminded of this recently when making a purchase with his Paypal (aka Magic) account. He shares his observations and reminds everyone of the opportunity cost of this game.
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.
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.
The holidays are almost here. That means Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are kicking off. This week Sig highlights a couple of specials already available and speculates on what additional deals may come as the week unfolds.
In response to The Professor at Tolarian Community College’s recent video on the Reserved List, David provides his perspective on the subject and why he disagrees.
This week, Sig returns to Collectors’ Edition cards, examining how these have responded to recent Reserved List buyouts. Specifically, he points out an interesting gap developing between market pricing and retailer pricing. The trend could make you a little profit.
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 […]
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.
As of Sunday morning, prices really hadn’t reacted to MC Cleveland at all. Is Standard speculation dead? This week Sig investigates, offering some alternate options to park your Magic money.
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 […]
This week, Eddie takes a deeper look into how Ravnica Allegiance is starting to affect all formats, along with his resulting portfolio updates.
Sig was one of the first people to purchase the latest Mythic Edition set when the listing went live last week. But after considering a few factors, he decided to cancel. He explains why.