COVID-19 has certainly taken its toll on the MTG economy. This week Sig examines pricing trends over the past 8 months and attempts to predict what may happen once the pandemic ends and in-person paper events can once again take place.
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.
With all the Reserved List chatter of late, Sig turns introspective and examines his own history with the RL while making his case for its preservation.
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 […]
With COVID-19 halting paper events, vendors need to find alternate ways of restocking cards. Star City Games and ChannelFireball have been touting their buylist pretty hard lately. But can their prices compete with Card Kingdom and ABUGames? This week Sig investigates!
Every 18-24 months, certain cards go through a period of growth. The next cycle is happening now, and we’re seeing pockets of strength in the market. This week, Sig highlights a few cards that may be overheated and could be sold into strength to raise cash.
Sig goes off script, eschewing Old School Magic to discuss his experiences learning the value engine of Magic Arena. With a month of play, Sig realizes he may have misplayed with a key deck-building choice, and he wants to help other newcomers avoid the same pitfall.
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced much uncertainty in the Magic market. However, Sig is seeing a few things that help him feel a little more optimistic. This week, he shares his observations and why he thinks Magic cards remain worthwhile investments.
COVID-19 has forced temporary suspension of many large Magic vendor operations. This week Sig reports on which vendors are closed, which are still open for business, and how he’s shopping during this tumultuous time.
Asset prices are dropping everywhere. Cash is king. This week Sig examines a strategy whereby he’s raising cash from Magic sales to fund investments in other depressed asset classes. The result will be lower Magic prices, so you should be aware of the trend.
When asked to write about COVID-19’s impact on Magic, Sig did his best to speculate on potential outcomes. Now, two weeks later, the pandemic’s impact has come more into focus, and Sig has a clearer viewpoint on how this is likely to unfold in the world of Magic finance.
It’s unavoidable: the Coronavirus is all over the news. Things can become quite dire, and Magic is far from important in the grand scheme of things. However, this is a Magic website–this week Sig explores the virus’s potential impact to MTG finance from both an optimist’s and a pessimist’s lens.