Sig often tracks the market on expensive rare cards, such as those on the Reserved List. But sometimes, true underlying market trends can be identified by examining commons and uncommons. This week Sig flags a couple noteworthy trends by doing just that!
Sig has been very active with ABUGames trade credit arbitrage lately. The once-defunct strategy has become live once again thanks to some recent market trends. This week Sig shares his secrets–with some time and patience, anyone can leverage this same approach to make MTG cheaper.
Owning land has always been touted as a sound investment strategy – both in the housing market and when talking about lands in Magic. What about all of the new, exciting lands featured in Zendikar Rising? Joe takes a look at each new land cycle and their potential as potential speculations for MTG investors.
eBay’s completed listings can provide a reasonable look at old, rare card values. Data from other sources may be insufficient. However, one should not trust eBay completed listings blindly. This week, Sig shares some watchouts when using eBay completed listing data in negotiations.
When buyouts occur, strange pricing trends can result. But a few trends in particular are causing Sig to scratch his head. This week he shares the discrepancies and tries to explain why his observations stand out.
Sig has been examining different budget options to help folks acquire cards suffering the Reserved List buyout craze of 2020. Now he turns his attention to Italian Legends. Are there good deals to be found? This week Sig takes a look and shares how to shop for them!
In response to The Professor at Tolarian Community College’s recent video on the Reserved List, David provides his perspective on the subject and why he disagrees.
This week, Sig returns to Collectors’ Edition cards, examining how these have responded to recent Reserved List buyouts. Specifically, he points out an interesting gap developing between market pricing and retailer pricing. The trend could make you a little profit.
With the recent run on Commander / Old School cards, players have been reaching towards budget, Foreign Black-Bordered option. Suddenly, these cards aren’t so “budget” anymore. This week Sig examines the trend and shares thoughts on how best to sell these once-obscure cards.
With all the Reserved List chatter of late, Sig turns introspective and examines his own history with the RL while making his case for its preservation.
In June 2013, WoTC released the first of the paper “Masters” sets, simply called Modern Masters. David examines the line of Masters sets, and the effects of a yearly reprint set on the game at large.
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.
Reserved List buyouts are back, with Ancestral Knowledge disappearing from the internet last weekend. The FOMO is real with this one, and Sig regrets not buying a copy for his collection earlier. This week, he examines other Reserved List cards he may prioritize in light of the buyout.