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!
Magic broke into mainstream media, briefly, last week. Popular music artist Post Malone was sighted purchasing Magic cards at a local card shop. Is this enough to catalyze some sort of growth? This week, Sig shares his thoughts on the matter.
David revisits an old article on Card Evaluation, Reserved List buyouts, and FOMO, and reminds us of some of the basics to adhere to when picking specs.
David examines the last year of Standard sets, focusing on the several new Showcase variant printings for rares and mythics from Core Set 20201, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, and Throne of Eldraine.
ChannelFireball is now bringing MagicFests to an Arena near you! After trying his luck in one of these events, Joe takes a look at the expected values for participating in Online MagicFests.
Asset prices are dropping everywhere. Cash is king. This week Sig examines a strategy whereby he’s raising cash from Magic sales to fund investments in other depressed asset classes. The result will be lower Magic prices, so you should be aware of the trend.
When asked to write about COVID-19’s impact on Magic, Sig did his best to speculate on potential outcomes. Now, two weeks later, the pandemic’s impact has come more into focus, and Sig has a clearer viewpoint on how this is likely to unfold in the world of Magic finance.
Emotions. Whether we’re speculating on Magic cards or stocks, we all have to handle emotions in order to make optimal choices. This week Sig explores examples where emotion led to poor investments to help avoid these pitfalls in the future.
This week, Sig builds upon his article series contrasting the stock market with the Magic card market. Not only does price and volume tracking become muddled with Magic cards, but so does the tracking of fear and manipulation!
For months, MTG finance had remained quiet and calm. The market was largely stable, and admittedly boring. Then the Pioneer announcement came along and awakened the beast. Now havoc (and controversy) is once again being wreaked by #MTGfinance.
Selling cards on social media has its advantages. But it can also be a bit of a nuisance, which is why Sig often prefers shipping to buylists. This week Sig shares four tips to make buying and selling peer-to-peer a smoother process.
Sig has recently accepted the fact that he has a problem: he’s spending too much time on his smartphone, ignoring the world around him. This week, Sig uses Jeremy’s Grab Bag sale as a case study as he explores ways to cut down on time wasted on MTG finance.
Commander 2019 has offered incredible speculation opportunities, and Adam shares how he made the most of them – and the mistakes he made along the way.