The glorious days of ABUGames trade credit arbitrage are over! Or are they? While ABUGames has been making significant changes to their grading system and pricing, there may still be deals out there if you know how to avoid the pitfalls.
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.
Despite being covered in the past, one of the most frequent questions in the QS Insider Discord is on how to exit ABUGames store credit. Sig is always evolving his strategy with ABUGames, and this week he provides specific updates on how he’s leveraging this buylist arbitrage.
It’s certainly a buyer’s market out there, as prices have pulled back significantly from their highs. But you’ve got to know where to hunt for deals. This week Sig shares three tips on how to find great deals from some of the largest vendors.
Last Friday Sig drove to MagicFest Indianapolis, where he experienced inconsistent results in trying to move some Old School cards. One vendor did come to the rescue, but Sig’s strategy going forward is going to be a little different.
Sig is planning on attending a Magic Fest next month, where he hopes to sell cards to vendors. But one can’t just jump in blindly and expect to maximize value. This week Sig shares three helpful tips to help you prepare for selling to vendors.
With so many new set releases to keep track of, there’s hardly time to look at the rest of the market. Adam shares a few trends that present some alternative spec opportunities.
Magic finance and Magic play are two separate hobbies nowadays. They are frequently in tension with each other–an optimal choice in one may be suboptimal in the other. This week Sig reflects on this tension and shares personal anecdotes for how it has impacted his buy/sell decisions.
It’s easy to get distracted by the constant news and rumors surrounding Magic. Sig shares three simple rules to help you remain focused and avoid sinking excess time into Magic finance.
ABUGames is making waves yet again. Despite having written about their strange buylist strategy not long ago, Sig felt an update was in order along with a time-sensitive call to action.
For Sig, 2018 was the year of the buylist. He takes a look back at his orders from last year to discusses how he leverages the buylist to maintain liquidity.
Obtaining trade credit when shipping buylist orders can be valuable, but finding the best way to spend it is tricky. Sig shares some specific strategies for maximizing trade credit.
2018 was a wild year in MTG finance. This week Sig summarizes his optimism for 2019 and the areas of the market he thinks will strengthen as the year unfolds.