With all the Reserved List chatter of late, Sig turns introspective and examines his own history with the RL while making his case for its preservation.
In the third installment of this series, Sig discusses the advanced trading options available to stock market investors, which are absent from the Magic market. Short selling in particular is a commonly used strategy on Wall Street that Magic players can’t leverage…or can they?
Enough warning can never be given when it comes to counterfeits–they will always be a risk to Magic economy’s health. By being more savvy when shopping for high-end cards, and avoiding certain traps, one can avoid much of the counterfeit risk that haunts Magic.
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.
For months, MTG finance had remained quiet and calm. The market was largely stable, and admittedly boring. Then the Pioneer announcement came along and awakened the beast. Now havoc (and controversy) is once again being wreaked by #MTGfinance.
Sig has recently accepted the fact that he has a problem: he’s spending too much time on his smartphone, ignoring the world around him. This week, Sig uses Jeremy’s Grab Bag sale as a case study as he explores ways to cut down on time wasted on MTG finance.
Differentiator – one that shows a contrasting element that distinguishes. What sets your store apart from everyone else? David offers his insights.
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.
Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you actually spend on MTG Finance on a weekly basis? This week Sig considers this and makes some personal commitments on how he’ll strategically cut back.
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.
For investors, the majority of the last 18 months has been a magical ride. Picking stocks on Wall Street in 2017 was easier than picking ripe avocados at the supermarket, and economic optimism was as high as I have ever seen in my lifetime. There was growth across nearly every sector and the major Wall […]
Chris has some thoughts on Guilds of Ravnica: Mythic Edition and its distribution model. How could this impact the future of Magic?
“What’s this card worth?” It’s a question Sig gets quite a bit. Pricing a rare or obscure card isn’t rocket science—it just takes some effort and reflection. Sig lays out his method.