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.
On older cards, Sig has observed how a single vendor’s actions can be the catalyst for price shifts. Today he looks at the recent history and makes predictions for corrections to come.
A recent debate on the Insider Discord got Sig thinking about the scalability of Magic. Can Magic be an investment vehicle for the rich and famous?
The summer slowdown is upon us, but if you dig deeper you can find some surprising market trends. Sig looks at the newest developments with Magic‘s first few core sets.
Sig predicted the rise of Alpha cards—including the commons and uncommons—a while back. While he’s out of town, enjoy this reprisal of his article from December that laid out the case.
Buylisting is often financially suboptimal, but that doesn’t make it a bad idea. Sig explains why buylisting can be the right move even if it leaves a buck or two on the table.
Rather than dwell on a single topic from MTG finance this week, Sig shares a few headlines worth following: something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.