Today Adam covers a grab-bag of Magic finance news, looking at the recent Battlebond spikes, the Commander 2018 reveal, and the return of Goblins to Legacy.
As MTG Arena hits its next benchmark, the future of Magic Online is unclear. Alexander explains why he believes the new platform will eventually replace the old one entirely.
Understanding the mindset of online players is important for predicting price jumps. Adrian looks at the typical trend of a Standard staple and how to take advantage.
The Legacy bans have Adrian considering what the new meta might do to MTGO prices. A couple cards with low buy-ins look particularly well-positioned in the new environment.
The summer slowdown is upon us, but if you dig deeper you can find some surprising market trends. Sig looks at the newest developments with Magic‘s first few core sets.
With the Banned and Restricted announcement coming on Monday, Kyle considers what a Chainwhirler ban could do to Standard, and considers the risk of taking positions.
Zero-mana artifacts have made MTG finance news lately. Today Sig looks at this unique class of cards, identifying others with open-ended synergy and long-term potential.
Sig predicted the rise of Alpha cards—including the commons and uncommons—a while back. While he’s out of town, enjoy this reprisal of his article from December that laid out the case.
SaffronOlive joins in an exclusive QS Cast to discuss PTKAH and more!
David Schumann follows up his popular article on counterfeits with new information and examples. For the practical matter of discerning between real Magic cards and fakes, this article is an essential tool.
Adam takes a look at the new post-Treasure Cruise, post-Birthing Pod, Fate Reforged Modern metagame by using data from last weekend’s SCG Modern Premier IQ.
2014 was a huge year in Magic finance. You’re going to love this webcast if you missed any of it (and who hasn’t?). The crew talks about the hits and misses of 2014 and their sure-fire calls for next year’s financial picks. Join Adam Yurchick, James Chillcott and Doug Linn as they discuss a landmark year in Magic’s history. Available in full video or audio-only podcast format.
Popularity with the Commander crowd can certainly affect a card’s price, but not all Commander staples are created equal. Jason Alt looks at some key cards and explains which factors are the real determinants.