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.
What started as an activity to lift Sig’s spirits this holiday season has evolved into a valuable lesson in MTG finance. This week he shares four valuable takeaways from his MTG advent calendar as he passes the halfway point.
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.
As Standard’s metagame evolved post-rotation, a host of new commons and uncommons are seeing significantly more play. This week Sig examines these cards and identifies top bulk picks for a future buylist.
For many, there’s a lot less to do nowadays thanks to COVID-19. Luckily, Magic is an excellent way to stay distracted. This week Sig shares three ways he has tapped into Magic to grind a little value and pass excess time more productively.
Sig has been very active with ABUGames trade credit arbitrage lately. The once-defunct strategy has become live once again thanks to some recent market trends. This week Sig shares his secrets–with some time and patience, anyone can leverage this same approach to make MTG cheaper.
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.
With the recent run on Commander / Old School cards, players have been reaching towards budget, Foreign Black-Bordered option. Suddenly, these cards aren’t so “budget” anymore. This week Sig examines the trend and shares thoughts on how best to sell these once-obscure cards.
Reserved List buyouts are back, with Ancestral Knowledge disappearing from the internet last weekend. The FOMO is real with this one, and Sig regrets not buying a copy for his collection earlier. This week, he examines other Reserved List cards he may prioritize in light of the buyout.
There was a brief couple weeks at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, when I didn’t track Card Kingdom’s buy prices. They had to put a pause on their selling, so they dropped their buy prices dramatically. The reduction in buy prices moved in tandem with the selloff in the stock market. Since […]
With COVID-19 halting paper events, vendors need to find alternate ways of restocking cards. Star City Games and ChannelFireball have been touting their buylist pretty hard lately. But can their prices compete with Card Kingdom and ABUGames? This week Sig investigates!
Every 18-24 months, certain cards go through a period of growth. The next cycle is happening now, and we’re seeing pockets of strength in the market. This week, Sig highlights a few cards that may be overheated and could be sold into strength to raise cash.
Did you know there was a Players Tour event last weekend? Tournament organizers caught on that successful events can still take place over Arena despite COVID-19. As competitive Magic migrates from paper to online, Sig examines how this may further impact card prices.