Sig was underwhelmed by last weekend’s Black Friday sales. Some of the discounts simply didn’t create compelling price points. This week Sig shares data to support why these blanket site-wide sales aren’t as great as they’re made out to appear.
Pioneer has been a boon for vendors and speculators alike. It has refreshed demand in Magic finance, catalyzing buyouts left and right. This has been at Modern’s expense, however. This week Sig examines one unloved Modern set to see if there are any interesting opportunities there.
SCG Indi was an important week both for Sam and for Magic at large. Check in with Sam here to find out what he learned over the weekend and what lies ahead.
In 2012, an interesting Twitter conversation motivated Sig to write a piece on the long-term investment viability of Magic. Looking back at his predictions, Sig is kicking himself as he witnesses the returns he missed by focusing on the stock market rather than the MTG market.
Get ready to hit those bulk boxes. David breaks down TCGPlayer’s new $5 minimum rule, and what it could mean vendors and buylist prices in the very near future.
It’s been a while since Sig studied pricing trends on new sets. But a few recent observations have caught his attention. This week Sig shares these trends as he learns about the new normal that is Standard MTG finance.
Chris examines the release schedules of recent sets and turns a critical eye toward the increasingly short time gaps between the hype cycles of War of the Spark, Modern Horizons, and the upcoming Core 2020.
Pat gives us the follow up to his first article on getting started in MTG Finance, with a Commander focused perspective.
War of the Spark broke the Planeswalker rarity barrier, including an unprecedented set of uncommons. What will happen to prices over time? This week Sig takes a look at recent, popular uncommons to inform his predictions for War of the Spark’s uncommon Planeswalkers.
Last week Hasbro’s stock skyrocketed after reporting quarterly earnings. Magic is referenced numerous times throughout. This week Sig digs into the documents, summarizing Magic’s performance as mentioned in the reports.
The rare Legacy GP event occurred this weekend, taken down by UW Stoneblade. Christopher takes stock of the format and considers some cards in good position to rise.
Modern reprint sets have often led to price increases by sparking newfound interest in the format. Sig explains why Modern Horizons may have an even larger impact on prices this year.
We’re awash in information and spoilers from War of the Spark, and that means price movements in response. Christopher looks at the notable trends to recommend some pickups.