By: Mick Podruch The Beginning of Your Online Trading Experience Unless you are attending large events on a regular basis, you may find yourself in a lull at your local card shop. By a lull I mean there are very few new cards entering your local trading market and most of the cards being traded […]
Welcome to another action packed edition of The Nutt Draw!* This week we will be checking in with the relative booster pack values and taking a look at the amount of expected cash we can hope to pull out of those packs. If something you read here looks confusing you may wish to check out […]
Welcome back to the Revenue Review! After my horrendous (hilarious) accident last week, I’m finally getting back on my feet and ready to take a look at what you can expect this weekend at States, errr, The 2010s. This week I’m going to examine some of the more popular decks you’ll likely see this weekend […]
In his second article Stephen takes us through the Do’s and Dont’s of trading and being a good person in general. Read on!
MTGO expansion set release, the bulk way. I love online set releases, don’t you? Of course you do. So does everyone else on MTGO. I think the feelings we get from the anticipation of a new set are one of the greatest aspects of our beloved game, both as a player and someone who likes […]
Hey everyone, and welcome to another edition of Whinston’s Whisdom on Quietspeculation.com. Today, I’m going to look ahead to the States and Champs tournaments on September 9th, and what cards you should be looking for. Also, we have the first installment of Pack to Power. No trades yet, but I’ll list out the pack and […]
The iron law of investment is that the greatest rewards come from taking the greatest risks. The science behind this is that if something is low-risk, more people will want it; they are unlikely to lose their money, and they stand to gain a little bit in the process. When you talk about loaning $10,000 […]
Quiet Speculation Submission (Matthew Sedlak) I was excited when I first discovered Quiet Speculation. A website devoted just to trading strategies was very exciting and a nice change of pace from the usual articles on the deck of the week, M11 limited, etc. Of course, I wasn’t the only person reading all these new articles […]
It’s that time again for another update to the Demand Matrix. What is the Demand Matrix you ask? Simply put it’s a way to mathematically define the relative popularity of the cards we know and love. I have however written a primer for reference purposes so if you’d like to know more, cast your doe […]
Last week I had one of those weeks where you look back and wonder how you survived it. But they say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, and I find it to be true in both life and Magic. Learning to overcome obstacles in critical in your quest to be the best trader you […]
Greetings! My name is Jeff Corder and this is my first Magic related article. Value is a very broad topic. My intention here isn’t to cover everything (which would be impossible, even for me!) but rather to cover some of the personal situations that I feel are worthy of your attention and consideration. What is […]
By Stu Somers Recently, a reader wrote in and asked a question to Kelly that involved this sentence: “I am not the best person at ‘trading for profit’ mostly because most of the players in my community are stone cold sharks.” A fish, which is someone that knows nothing about values and you can easily […]
Noah Whinston gives a clinic in trade evaluations, including a blockbuster that got him a booster box and more!