Quiet Speculation welcomes Mauro Acerenza to the team with his first article on transitioning from competitive Modern player to Reserved List investor.
In the latest installment of his Uncommon Report, David looks at Zendikar block, one of the most popular blocks of all time.
Every time Sig ships a buylist order, he includes a smattering of nickel and dime cards he finds in his bulk. This week, Sig shares how he has streamlined this process to optimize for time and relaxation.
David returns with an Uncommon Report near and dear to his heart.
Back in 2016, Sig suggested Pokémon cards and vintage video games as alternate investments to Magic. This week he dusts off those old price charts and investigates whether those suggestions panned out and what the current market looks like for video games in particular.
David continues his exploration of value uncommons from sets past, exploring classic Innistrad block in preparation for returning to the plane this fall.
The Quiet Speculation Discord recently pointed out a disproportionate number of Legends cards have been on the move. When someone other than Sig makes such an observation, it means the trend must be worth investigating further.
Paul takes a frank look at the questions you really need to know the answers to before investing in Magic: The Gathering cards.
Introspection has led Sig to the realization that he’s become disengaged with Magic finance lately. This week he shares his reasons, and touches upon what needs to happen to “wake him up” and reinvigorate his interest in the hobby.
David tackles the uncommons of value from RTR block.
This week Paul looks at why people invest in Magic, and how the reason they do determines what they should spend their money on.
When focusing on MTG finance, it’s easy to lose sight of the reality that this hobby is expensive! Sig was reminded of this recently when making a purchase with his Paypal (aka Magic) account. He shares his observations and reminds everyone of the opportunity cost of this game.
It’s impossible to time the market perfectly. This can lead to a feeling of disappointment when watching a buylist constantly fluctuate. This week Sig shares his strategies–both financial and emotional–that help him buylist confidently in a volatile market.