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.
There seems to be a lot of cheating going on lately. Maybe even more than you think.
When is is right to take a “loss” in a trade? And what does that even mean? This week Derek examines the importance of paying attention to goals and reminds us that the price of a card is not the be-all end-all when sitting across from someone at the trade table.
The easy money from Standard rotation may already be made. Many hot cards have been on a downward trajectory over the past week. This week Sigmund shares his theories around this drop and recommends a course of action to ensure you lock in your profits.
More than metagames and format popularity, the success of Magic as a brand is ultimately the principle determinant of card prices. Corbin Hosler dissects Hasbro’s annual earnings report to see where we stand this year.
Making the most of your bankroll doesn’t require making the most of every single spec. Small concessions here and there can often lead to higher profit down the road.
Today we’re making one of our past Insider articles available to the public. Here’s your chance to read Sylvain’s first article, “[MTGO] Exploring Investment on Magic Online”.