This week Daniel dives into the Pioneer format, exploring the top decks in the metagame, and his own potential choices for the upcoming ManaTraders event.
Quiet Speculation is proud to welcome Daniel Goetschel to the team with his first article of tips to improve your Magic game.
The Quiet Speculation Discord recently pointed out a disproportionate number of Legends cards have been on the move. When someone other than Sig makes such an observation, it means the trend must be worth investigating further.
Determining the accurate value of one’s collection has always been tricky. While TCGplayer and MTG Stocks have brought new tools to streamline the process, there’s still room for improvement. Is eBay’s recent foray into this space what we’ve been waiting for?
Sig’s not sure, but it looks like certain pockets of Reserved List cards are on the rebound. This week, he takes a close look at the market and speculates as to why there may be movement in these key cards after a brief sell-off.
Last week’s inflation data created shock waves in the stock market. This piqued Sig’s curiosity: does inflation also impact the Magic market? He found an article that describes the potential impact very well…oh, and that article was written in 1978!
It’s no surprise some older cards have peaked and are now pulling back. What DOES surprise Sig is that some cards are back on the climb and nearing previous highs. Why the split? This week, Sig looks at the numbers.
Bitcoin recently notched a new all-time high, almost doubling its previous peak in late 2017. Last time this happened, Magic cards followed suit. Are we due for another wave of Magic buying? This week Sig investigates the correlation.
The rise in asset prices and the jump in employment seem paradoxical. This week, Sig takes a look at the economic environment and attempts to explain why asset prices are soaring despite this pandemic, with a look ahead to 2021.
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.
Sig often tracks the market on expensive rare cards, such as those on the Reserved List. But sometimes, true underlying market trends can be identified by examining commons and uncommons. This week Sig flags a couple noteworthy trends by doing just that!
When buyouts occur, strange pricing trends can result. But a few trends in particular are causing Sig to scratch his head. This week he shares the discrepancies and tries to explain why his observations stand out.
In this installment of his series on Magic Arena, Adrian outlines his deckbuilding process with a starting collection to stretch your gold farther.