Magic broke into mainstream media, briefly, last week. Popular music artist Post Malone was sighted purchasing Magic cards at a local card shop. Is this enough to catalyze some sort of growth? This week, Sig shares his thoughts on the matter.
Less than 1,100 copies of any given Alpha rare were printed. That’s a tiny number! How does it compare with chase collectibles from other hobbies? This week Sig investigates, sharing his conclusions that Alpha rares have a lot of room for growth.
There has been some heated discussion lately on whether or not it’s okay to purchase Magic cards with your economic stimulus payment. MTGJoeD weighs in with his opinion, offering some MTG Finance investment tips in the process.
In this article, Kai analyzes a recent anomaly in prices for certain cards with common misprints. Could this be a start to the misprint community making its mark on the larger finance community, or is it just be a coincidence?
Learning how to separate your personal feelings of sentiment about a card from your financial position is an important step to responsibly investing. In their first QS article, Kai discusses the pros, cons, and reasons for psycho-analyzing your own buying patterns, as well as defining the mentalities that define those patterns.
2020 was one heck of a rough year, and many people’s hobbies suffered in the face of the Pandemic. Joe looks ahead to 2021 and regaining control of his MTG Finance hobby with several MTG Finance New Year’s Resolutions.
Like 2017, 2020 has become the year of the Reserved List buyout. But just because a card disappears from the market doesn’t mean its price will forever be 10x it was before. This week, Sig dissects the buyout and highlights the data that creates the perceived price spikes.
David takes a look back at Mystery Boosters, going in-depth on the reprints that mattered the most.
When people discuss Magic finance, our minds immediately go towards the cards. They are the game pieces, after all, so the game can’t exist without them. However through Magic’s 27 year history, there are a number of ancillary products that can be quite collectible…and valuable.
Tournament Magic will always have its place. But when it comes to game play hours, kitchen table Magic dwarfs the tournament scene. This explains why so many non-tournament legal cards are valuable. This week Sig explores some of the most desirable, which may make for good long-term investments.
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.
Christopher follows up last week’s article on collectibles insurance with details of the policy he bought, and a personal story of how loss has affected him before.
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.