People tend to consider Magic an alternate investment, comparing it to the stock market. But in reality there are some key differences between the two that everyone needs to consider before taking the plunge. This week Sig investigates these differences in a multi-part series.
While the stock market breaks records, many components of the Magic market are well off of their highs. This has created some real buying opportunities. This week Sig shares some of his favorite pick-ups as well as where to buy them at the best price.
Last Friday Sig drove to MagicFest Indianapolis, where he experienced inconsistent results in trying to move some Old School cards. One vendor did come to the rescue, but Sig’s strategy going forward is going to be a little different.
Sig is planning on attending a Magic Fest next month, where he hopes to sell cards to vendors. But one can’t just jump in blindly and expect to maximize value. This week Sig shares three helpful tips to help you prepare for selling to vendors.
Magic finance and Magic play are two separate hobbies nowadays. They are frequently in tension with each other–an optimal choice in one may be suboptimal in the other. This week Sig reflects on this tension and shares personal anecdotes for how it has impacted his buy/sell decisions.
ABUGames is making waves yet again. Despite having written about their strange buylist strategy not long ago, Sig felt an update was in order along with a time-sensitive call to action.
It’s easy to calculate the market cap of a publicly traded company such as Hasbro. Sig explains how the same principle can be applied to the Magic market, and what it reveals.
This week Sigmund recaps and comments another of his classic articles from six years ago. This time: a comparison of million-dollar art pieces to Alpha rares.
Sig has discussed the macro-level interaction between the stock market and Magic, but he’s personally invested as well. This week he shares his latest movements and the motivations behind them.
A new wave of buylist changes inspires Sig to revisit the subject and examine which components of the Old School market continue to receive attention from major vendors.
Just one week after writing about dropping buylists, Sig noticed another drastic move at ABUGames. He explains the scenario and thinks through the implications of such a move.
There’s been concern over the market’s health lately, but is a correction really bad for the market? Sig explores why panicking is not the best strategy in this environment.
At Gencon last weekend, Sig had the opportunity to profit from an Insider tip about a store’s booth. The result caused Sig to reconsider how he approaches some of his buying.