Spoiler season is about to begin…again! Between War of the Spark, Modern Horizons, and Core Set 2020, how does anyone have any money left to buy new Magic cards? Perhaps they don’t. This week Sig examines potential long-term implications of these competing set releases.
Buyouts will never cease to exist; it’s inherent to the game’s economy. But after last week’s column on the backlash of MTG finance, Sig expands upon this series by sharing a strategy to help combat these buyouts.
We’ve all been waiting for tax refunds to kick in and restimulate the market. Well, that time is upon us. Sig has three strategies to keep in mind when putting new capital to work.
Sig was one of the first people to purchase the latest Mythic Edition set when the listing went live last week. But after considering a few factors, he decided to cancel. He explains why.
For Sig, 2018 was the year of the buylist. He takes a look back at his orders from last year to discusses how he leverages the buylist to maintain liquidity.
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.
Join Edward Eng and Sig Ausfresser for the 4th installment of Quiet Speculation’s Office Hours. This week we touch on Ultimate Box Toppers, Dual Lands, Standard, and EDH REC.
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.
Let’s rewind the clock this week: back to April 2014. Sig wrote a popular article about spending less time on MTG finance. Many of those concepts still apply today!
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.
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.
Just one week after writing about dropping buylists, Sig noticed another drastic move at ABUGames. He explains the scenario and thinks through the implications of such a move.
There’s been concern over the market’s health lately, but is a correction really bad for the market? Sig explores why panicking is not the best strategy in this environment.