Buyouts will never cease to exist; it’s inherent to the game’s economy. But after last week’s column on the backlash of MTG finance, Sig expands upon this series by sharing a strategy to help combat these buyouts.
MTG finance has been on the receiving end of some backlash recently after rampant buyouts catalyzed by Modern Horizons spoilers. But is it deserved? This week Sig examines this nefarious buyout behavior and explains how it could be harming the broader community.
Last week, alleged Modern Horizons leaks led to a spike in Flusterstorm. This sparked controversy within the community, with much of the blame falling upon “MTG finance”. This week Sig examines the history of MTG finance and shares his stance on how it does (or doesn’t) impact card prices.
Magic is a hobby riddled with trends and data—sometimes baffling ones. Sig shares three observations that may make sense on the surface, but are perplexing underneath.
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.
Sig is a long-time advocate of buying up Reserved List cards—so why is he constantly selling them? This week Sig shares his motivations for selling cards even as they’re on the rise.
In September 2017, Sig wrote an Insider piece highlighting the financial benefits of participating in the QS Insider Discord. This week Sig returns to the article with updated commentary.
It’s easy to get distracted by the constant news and rumors surrounding Magic. Sig shares three simple rules to help you remain focused and avoid sinking excess time into Magic finance.
Recently Sig ran a controversial poll on Twitter: Is Power 9 a good investment? Today he shares his analysis and sentiment regarding this deceptively complicated question.
We’ve all been waiting for tax refunds to kick in and restimulate the market. Well, that time is upon us. Sig has three strategies to keep in mind when putting new capital to work.
These days it seems not a week goes by without a site offering a discount or some cash-back incentive. Sig investigates strategies to maximize value during the days of deep discounts.
Let’s rewind the clock this week: back to April 2014. Sig wrote a popular article about spending less time on MTG finance. Many of those concepts still apply today!
October has been tumultuous for the stock market—but what’s the effect on Magic? Sig examines three past scenarios where the global economy influenced MTG finance.