Nine years ago, Sig wrote his first article describing the collectibility of Alpha rares. At the time, he had no idea just how much the Alpha market could explode. This week, he revisits the topic, updating his view on the set and sharing tips on where to buy.
Players, Vendors, and WOTC are all anxiously awaiting the time for MagicFests to resume. What will happen to the market once this happens? This week, Sig speculates on the format that stands to gain the most from the re-opening trade.
“History repeats itself.” We hear this phrase time and again to describe all sorts of socioeconomic phenomena. But does it apply to the Magic market this time? This week, Sig examines the market-moving forces of 2020-2021 and compares back to 2017-2018.
As card prices continue to climb, it’s OK to take profits. Really. This week, Sig shares three mantras he keeps in mind to help him overcome negative emotions associated with selling.
As high-end card prices reach record highs, the temptation to sell may be climbing. But don’t rush into the process without first reading this article. Sig shares the hidden costs and implications when dealing in four jand five-figure cards.
As Reserved List prices continue to climb, Sig is noticing some aggressive buylisting from Card Kingdom. Perhaps a little…too aggressive? This week he shares his strategy for what he’s looking to sell to the vendor, citing specific examples.
Despite the huge rally we’ve seen in Magic prices so far, Sig doesn’t believe it’s over. Not just yet. This week, he shares the factors that could drive prices even higher, including support from major vendors via aggressive buylists.
As many once-forgotten cards skyrocket in price, now could be a great time to consider selling. But Sig doesn’t recommend selling just anything. This week he shares guidelines on how to approach this volatile, sellers’ market.
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.