Future gains are what drive us to invest in a given card, but our predictions can’t always be correct. David revisits a familiar topic and discusses the importance of maintaining realistic expectations.
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.
Collectible Card Game finance has suddenly caught fire in the investment world, and prices of cards and boxes have skyrocketed. David examines Flesh and Blood, and lessons we can learn from CCGs of the past.
In his latest article, David asks the question, why is it important to track your sales data? David breaks down his methodology for interpreting his sales data, with a focus on sales by format, expenses, and year-to-year comparison.
In response to The Professor at Tolarian Community College’s recent video on the Reserved List, David provides his perspective on the subject and why he disagrees.
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.
COVID-19 has forced temporary suspension of many large Magic vendor operations. This week Sig reports on which vendors are closed, which are still open for business, and how he’s shopping during this tumultuous time.
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.
It’s unavoidable: the Coronavirus is all over the news. Things can become quite dire, and Magic is far from important in the grand scheme of things. However, this is a Magic website–this week Sig explores the virus’s potential impact to MTG finance from both an optimist’s and a pessimist’s lens.
In the third installment of this series, Sig discusses the advanced trading options available to stock market investors, which are absent from the Magic market. Short selling in particular is a commonly used strategy on Wall Street that Magic players can’t leverage…or can they?
David shares the next part of his MTG Business Models series, this time providing insight into inventory diversification.