Obtaining trade credit when shipping buylist orders can be valuable, but finding the best way to spend it is tricky. Sig shares some specific strategies for maximizing trade credit.
2018 was a wild year in MTG finance. This week Sig summarizes his optimism for 2019 and the areas of the market he thinks will strengthen as the year unfolds.
It’s easy to calculate the market cap of a publicly traded company such as Hasbro. Sig explains how the same principle can be applied to the Magic market, and what it reveals.
Given the impact of past Masters sets, the most recent rebound in Ultimate Masters prices is perplexing. Aren’t they supposed to stay lower, for longer? Sig investigates.
This week Sigmund recaps and comments another of his classic articles from six years ago. This time: a comparison of million-dollar art pieces to Alpha rares.
This is the first article from my new series, MTG Questions. You might be familiar with the Hold ‘Em & Fold ‘Em series (rebranded as MTG Metagame Finance), which takes a tournament-oriented perspective. I decided to start this series to focus on more general aspects of MTG finance. The two series will work together, as when […]
The current market dynamic presents an opportunity to pick up Old School cards near buylist, thus giving you upside potential with minimal risk. Sig shares how he’s been executing the strategy.
A certain class of cards keeps appearing on MTG Stocks: old foils. But are these moves for real, or are they artifacts of the system? This week Sig investigates.
Sig has discussed the macro-level interaction between the stock market and Magic, but he’s personally invested as well. This week he shares his latest movements and the motivations behind them.
A new wave of buylist changes inspires Sig to revisit the subject and examine which components of the Old School market continue to receive attention from major vendors.
For investors, the majority of the last 18 months has been a magical ride. Picking stocks on Wall Street in 2017 was easier than picking ripe avocados at the supermarket, and economic optimism was as high as I have ever seen in my lifetime. There was growth across nearly every sector and the major Wall […]
Sig was surprised to see a non-Reserved List card like Back to Basics spike so high recently. But old, non-RL cards are not without value—today he shares some specific targets to buy and sell.
Adam finally finished buylisting the collections he bought last month. Along the way he learned a lot about making the process efficient and profitable, which he shares today.