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 […]
Ultimate Masters is still in full bounce back mode, and the last World Magic Cup has come to a finish. Plus, some sweet Ravnica Allegiance spoilers have hit the market so there’s gonna be a nice mix of things to talk about again in this piece. Owing to the spoilers, this might be a little […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kyle evaluates and ranks each of the mythics in Core 2019 for its speculative value, considering the potential upside, past precedent, and current risk.
Rivals of Ixalan seems to have stabilized in price, hovering around $55 for the past three weeks. That’s a bit higher than I had expected, but now that the typical array of gauntlets, flashbacks, cubes, and masters set releases has begun in earnest, the infusion of supply of Rivals of Ixalan cards into the MTGO […]
Kyle is here to offer some targets and some warning on Hour of Devastation block cards.
Kyle discussed uncommons last week, but what about rares and mythics? There are pitfalls and opportunities here, and Kyle walks us through them.
Many speculators have declared buying cards in the $2 range a “value trap” not worth their time. This week Sigmund takes a closer look at the strategy to draw his own conclusions on its merits.
Amonkhet and the emergency banning have put the future of the Standard metagame and market into question, but recent results tell the story of what’s to come…