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.
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.
2020 was one heck of a rough year, and many people’s hobbies suffered in the face of the Pandemic. Joe looks ahead to 2021 and regaining control of his MTG Finance hobby with several MTG Finance New Year’s Resolutions.
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.
Pioneer is set to pop off when paper Magic returns, and this week Joe takes a look at five Pioneer all-stars to speculate on.
Have you ever searched for a card on TCGplayer and noticed a damaged/HP copy listed below all others? The damaged lottery can be enticing, depending on your threshold for play wear. This week Sig shares recent experiences in his heavily played purchases.
UndyingMTG takes a look at Zendikar Rising, examining the sleeper hits available in Extended Art Foils.
eBay’s completed listings can provide a reasonable look at old, rare card values. Data from other sources may be insufficient. However, one should not trust eBay completed listings blindly. This week, Sig shares some watchouts when using eBay completed listing data in negotiations.
UndyingMTG returns with the next part of his Budget-Focused series, this time bringing us combo-oriented Pioneer and Commander picks.
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.
Sig has been examining different budget options to help folks acquire cards suffering the Reserved List buyout craze of 2020. Now he turns his attention to Italian Legends. Are there good deals to be found? This week Sig takes a look and shares how to shop for them!
This week, Sig returns to Collectors’ Edition cards, examining how these have responded to recent Reserved List buyouts. Specifically, he points out an interesting gap developing between market pricing and retailer pricing. The trend could make you a little profit.
Like 2017, 2020 has become the year of the Reserved List buyout. But just because a card disappears from the market doesn’t mean its price will forever be 10x it was before. This week, Sig dissects the buyout and highlights the data that creates the perceived price spikes.