Last week, alleged Modern Horizons leaks led to a spike in Flusterstorm. This sparked controversy within the community, with much of the blame falling upon “MTG finance”. This week Sig examines the history of MTG finance and shares his stance on how it does (or doesn’t) impact card prices.
Several stores online have begun charging sales tax on Magic singles, with major implications for speculators. Christopher discusses his strategy to address the cost increase.
MTGO took a hit with the introduction of Arena, but the economy seems to be stabilizing. Kyle surveys the broad contours of the new landscape to start forming an investment strategy.
David does a cross-store comparison of retail prices for three formats to see where the best trade-in values lie.
Today’s article subject spawned from a discussion that began in the QS Discord chat. One of our members was contemplating stepping away from the game for a while and wanted to know the best place to park his money and/or what to trade into. As expected, a lot of people immediately jumped to Power. The general […]
David has a year of tracked data to cover. What insights can we get from this?
It’s easy to calculate the market cap of a publicly traded company such as Hasbro. Sig explains how the same principle can be applied to the Magic market, and what it reveals.
Magic Arena is the future of Magic, but Adam argues that the growth of the digital game means great things for the paper market as well.
Price drops due to reprints can vary greatly in size. David lays out the factors at play before considering where the Guilds of Ravnica shocklands are likely to land.
This week Sig examines budget, time, and enjoyment as three vectors of Magic finance that dictate how you should set priorities to get the most out of the hobby.
Your speculations are only as good as the information behind them. Adam shares the key sources he uses to evaluate the Magic market and inform his decisions.
What’s the link between results from premier paper tournaments and MTGO prices? Adrian looks at a few high-profile examples to see what lessons we can learn.
On older cards, Sig has observed how a single vendor’s actions can be the catalyst for price shifts. Today he looks at the recent history and makes predictions for corrections to come.