Emotions. Whether we’re speculating on Magic cards or stocks, we all have to handle emotions in order to make optimal choices. This week Sig explores examples where emotion led to poor investments to help avoid these pitfalls in the future.
It’s unavoidable: the Coronavirus is all over the news. Things can become quite dire, and Magic is far from important in the grand scheme of things. However, this is a Magic website–this week Sig explores the virus’s potential impact to MTG finance from both an optimist’s and a pessimist’s lens.
Two readers had valid questions about Sig’s ABUGames arbitrage article from last week. They inspired Sig to do a follow-up piece, where he talks about shipping costs and the brutally honest truth about motivations.
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.
Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you actually spend on MTG Finance on a weekly basis? This week Sig considers this and makes some personal commitments on how he’ll strategically cut back.
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?
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.
In September 2017, Sig wrote an Insider piece highlighting the financial benefits of participating in the QS Insider Discord. This week Sig returns to the article with updated commentary.
Eddie’s back with another edition of Hold ‘Em and Fold ‘Em. It’s a Spirits and Dragons kind of week!
Pauper is taking off thanks to community support and GP side events, and speculators are jumping in. But there may be some downsides to buying Pauper cards for profit.
Toxicity in our community is not without financial consequences. Pete looks at how fostering a healthy environment is critical to an LGS’s—and the game’s—success.