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Undervalued Pre-Sale Cards, and DTK Spoilers!!!

@SaffronOlive discusses four groups of cards that are undervalued during pre-sale, and talks day one of DTK spoilers.

Mar 2 | by SaffronOlive
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Seven Dragons to Watch

@SaffronOlive discusses seven dragons that could benefit from Dragons of Tarkir hype.

Feb 27 | by SaffronOlive
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Buyouts, Scarcity, and Potatoes

With buyouts being all the rage, SaffronOlive discusses real and artificial scarcity and how to protect yourself from buying $200 Meriekes

Feb 24 | by SaffronOlive
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Collection Buying 102: More Rules

@SaffronOlive brings you part two of his collection buying series with the help of an actual collection.

Feb 21 | by SaffronOlive
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A Matter of Timing, Rotation, and Redemption

SaffronOlive discusses the accelerated set release schedule, rotation, and Magic Online redemption.

Feb 18 | by SaffronOlive
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Collection Buying 101: Where to Find Collections & Rules

SaffronOlive digs into the art of collection buying with tips and tricks, and many first hand stories!

Feb 14 | by SaffronOlive
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Pro Tour Fate Reforged: By the Numbers

SaffronOlive breaks down the decks and cards of Pro Tour Fate Reforged by the numbers.

Feb 10 | by SaffronOlive
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Pro Tour Fate Reforged Winners and Losers

SaffronOlive lists his initial winners and losers from Pro Tour Fate Reforged.

Feb 8 | by SaffronOlive
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Pro Tour Fate Reforged: Day One Round-by-Round

SaffronOlive gives a round-by-round breakdown of Day One of Pro Tour Fate Reforged.

Feb 7 | by SaffronOlive
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Pro Tour Fate Reforged Preview: Ten Decks, Ten Cards

Ten decks and ten cards to look out for at #PTFRF

Feb 5 | by SaffronOlive
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Lessons Learned from 45 Crucible of the Spirit Dragons

SaffronOlive went deep on 45 Crucible of the Spirit Dragons. Here's what he thinks he did right... and wrong.

Feb 2 | by SaffronOlive
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Tiny Leaders: Introduction

Tiny Leaders is the hot new format on the block. SaffronOlive walks you through Tiny Leaders and its financial implications.

Jan 30 | by SaffronOlive
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Week One: Fate Reforged By the Numbers

@SaffronOlive breaks down the decks and number on Fate Reforged from the SCG D.C. Top 64.

Jan 27 | by SaffronOlive
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Recapping the Craziest Week in MTGFinance: Fate Reforged and Modern

@SaffronOlive catches you up on the crazy price movements of the past week.

Jan 22 | by SaffronOlive
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Goodbye Modern: Initial Reactions to the B&R Announcement

@SaffronOlive breaks down the most important banned and restricted announcement in years.

Jan 20 | by SaffronOlive
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Trading for Upside at the Fate Reforged Prerelease

@SaffronOlive discusses some non-FRF cards that he will be targeting in trades this prerelease weekend.

Jan 17 | by SaffronOlive
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The Expected Value of Fate Reforged

@SaffronOlive crunches the numbers and tells you just how much value you can expect to open in a box of Fate Reforged.

Jan 14 | by SaffronOlive
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Half Way There: The Mythics of Fate Reforged

@SaffronOlive breaks down the mythics of Fate Reforged.

Jan 6 | by SaffronOlive
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Just How Good is Soulfire Grand Master?

@SaffronOlive discusses the potential of Soulfire Grand Master with the help of some surprising comparisons.

Dec 31 | by SaffronOlive
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Fetches in Fate Reforged and Ugin, the Spirit Dragon

@SaffronOlive discusses the two big Christmas announcements: Ugin, the Spirit Dragon and fetches in Fate Reforged.

Dec 25 | by SaffronOlive
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Flashback Drafts: Price Impacts and Profit Potential

@SaffronOlive discuses how flashback drafts impact card prices just in time for the cube-paired Urza's and Mirage block drafts on MTGO.

Dec 18 | by SaffronOlive
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Out-of-Print Booster Boxes: The Five-Star Mutual Fund of MTG?

@SaffronOlive crunches four years of data on sealed booster boxes to see if they're worth long-term speculation.

Dec 13 | by SaffronOlive
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Modern Masters 2015: Breaking Down the Announcement

@SaffronOlive discusses the implications of the Modern Masters 2 (2015 Edition) announcement.

Dec 8 | by SaffronOlive
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More Cognitive Bias in MTG Finance

@SaffronOlive returns with part two of Cognitive Bias in MTG Finance and discusses some more ways to save yourself from your mind.

Dec 2 | by SaffronOlive
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Three Weapons of Influence in Magic Finance

@SaffronOlive talks more psychology in MTG Finance, this time with the help of Cialdini's weapons of influence.

Nov 26 | by SaffronOlive
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Cognitive Bias in MTG Finance: Save Yourself from Your Mind

@SaffronOlive applies psychology to MTG finance by discussing a few common cognitive biases that are eating into your profits.

Nov 21 | by SaffronOlive
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Spread 'Em: Understanding the Spread in Standard and Modern

@SaffronOlive discusses everything about the difference between vendor buy/sell prices, with the help of oodles of stats and numbers.

Nov 15 | by SaffronOlive
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A Financial Review of: Introduction and Mirrodin Block

@SaffronOlive looks to the past with a review of Mirrodin block in Part One of his "A Financial Review of:" series.

Nov 9 | by SaffronOlive
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Financial Review of Commander 2014

@SaffronOlive tells you what you should be buying and selling now as a result of the Commander 2014 spoiler.

Nov 3 | by SaffronOlive
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Don't Be A Spike-Centric Sneetch: Understanding Kitchen Table Price Trajectories

@SaffronOlive discusses the price trajectories of casual cards and the windows for buying these cards to make big profits down the road.

Oct 29 | by SaffronOlive

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