Collectible Card Game finance has suddenly caught fire in the investment world, and prices of cards and boxes have skyrocketed. David examines Flesh and Blood, and lessons we can learn from CCGs of the past.
COVID-19 has changed the future of Magic: The Gathering forever. Joe takes a look at the changing landscape of the competitive Magic world and how MTG Finance-minded players can prepare for the new normal.
Sig took a rare week off from writing last weekend because he was traveling for work. But he DID manage to test out his first ever Twitch stream while sitting around in the hotel at night. This week Sig shares valuable takeaways from his first streaming experience.
Commander rules have changed to allow death triggers to go on the stack before they go to the command zone. David explores this major rule change, and how it shook up the market over the weekend.
UndyingMTG goes over how extras impact the secondary market, and what that means for speculators on a budget.
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.