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!
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.
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.
You may be tempted to walk away from Magic finance during this time of uncertainty. Sig doesn’t think that’s the ideal strategy. This week he shares creative ways he’s engaging in this soft market in order to refresh his collection and maintain liquidity.
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced much uncertainty in the Magic market. However, Sig is seeing a few things that help him feel a little more optimistic. This week, he shares his observations and why he thinks Magic cards remain worthwhile investments.
COVID-19 has forced temporary suspension of many large Magic vendor operations. This week Sig reports on which vendors are closed, which are still open for business, and how he’s shopping during this tumultuous time.
This week, Sig builds upon his article series contrasting the stock market with the Magic card market. Not only does price and volume tracking become muddled with Magic cards, but so does the tracking of fear and manipulation!
2019 has been a tough year to be holding Old School cards, to put it mildly. As prices equilibrate, Sig is slowly making new acquisitions for his collection. Will this be a brighter year for card prices? Or will they continue to stagnate? This week, Sig shares his take.
At the start of 2019, Sig made three predictions for what the year may bring in MTG finance. Twelve months later, he reflects back on these predictions. The results may surprise you; with greater respect for the unknown, Sig looks ahead to 2020.
While it’s true the Old School market has been particularly soft this season, some vendors have overdone their price cutting. The result: many deals are out there on major retailer sites…if you know where to look and can catch a restock.
Sig was underwhelmed by last weekend’s Black Friday sales. Some of the discounts simply didn’t create compelling price points. This week Sig shares data to support why these blanket site-wide sales aren’t as great as they’re made out to appear.