In September 2017, Sig wrote an Insider piece highlighting the financial benefits of participating in the QS Insider Discord. This week Sig returns to the article with updated commentary.
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 sequel to Guilds of Ravnica and the 80th expansion set in Magic: The Gathering’s history is due to release on January 25, 2019. Here’s what we know about Ravnica Allegiance (RNA) so far, including any cards in the spoiler, the guilds represented, and cards to speculate on before the full spoiler is released. The Guilds […]
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 […]
Many people have been saying there’s been a little less movement regarding Magic finance during the past few weeks or months. Some people are saying there’s a slowdown. Others are saying it’s normal because the holidays are around the corner and players have less money to spend on Magic cards. Regardless, Magic continues to move […]
For years, vendors marked down older, heavily-played cards dramatically. Now, changes in the market surrounding Old School is leading to player demand in excess of supply.
Just because Wizards can print any card off the Reserved List, that doesn’t mean they will. David looks at the textless Magic Player Rewards cards and discusses their value as specs.
Some seemingly random commons and uncommons from Magic‘s first two sets are priced surprisingly high. Sig discusses what they are and why they’re holding value.
Last week a presentation at Sig’s work spurred him to reflect on MTG finance strategy. He explores some theory around hype and looks for what “innovation triggers” may be on the horizon.
This week Sig shares his thoughts on the QS Discord, a new resource he’s been using daily that has led to profit. Here’s the beauty of it: Insiders already have access to it!
There’s been no shortage of buyouts lately, but not all are created equally. Sig analyzes the most recent movers to determine what’s worth chasing and what’s best to sell.