It’s a well-known fact that every speculation target carries an associated risk, and sometimes it’s better to hold off on a purchase because of it. David gives his perspective on buying, selling, and how the QS Insider Community can be an invaluable asset in your arsenal.
Sometimes a quick flip doesn’t go exactly as Sig plans. In these cases, he follows a strategy to sell these failed specs to maintain liquidity. This week Sig shares his strategies and why he’s often the eager seller.
Magic finance and Magic play are two separate hobbies nowadays. They are frequently in tension with each other–an optimal choice in one may be suboptimal in the other. This week Sig reflects on this tension and shares personal anecdotes for how it has impacted his buy/sell decisions.
The series is complete! Here’s the full round table discussion about the recent glut of releases in the past three months. Where do we go from here?
Sig’s “sell” call last week on Ophiomancer was premature. This wasn’t his first error in MTG finance nor will it be his last. This week, Sig recalls some of his previous mistakes and extracts valuable lessons from each one.
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.