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EDH Finance: Rotation and BFZ Spoilers

Sep 01 // by CMDTower

CMDTower brings you his EDH targets from rotation and BFZ spoilers.

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The Financial Impact of BFZ: Full Art Basics, Shocks, Fetches and New Duals

Aug 31 // by SaffronOlive

Where will the price settle on all the new BFZ lands?

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Mythic Investments: Part Two - The Three Year Plan

Aug 21 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive concludes his research on mythic rares and discusses his three year plan - a low-work, long-term MTG investment strategy.

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Mythic Investments: Part One - Zendikar Block

Aug 11 // by SaffronOlive

Are mythics good investments? How often are they reprinted and in what sets? Saffron uses ZEN block as a case study in Pt. 1 of the series.



Aug 07 // by SaffronOlive

No fetches in Battle For Zendikar! What does this mean moving forward?


The Recent History of Plus-EV Supplemental Products

Jul 30 // by SaffronOlive

SaffronOlive predicts the future of the Magic Origins Clash Pack by breaking down similar products from the recent past.


"Fun" Money on Magic Online

Jul 24 // by SaffronOlive

Magic Online is undergoing some significant changes. SaffronOlive shares his thoughts on the impact of Play Points.

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The Tribes of Zendikar: Allies

Jul 16 // by SaffronOlive

In an effort to get out ahead of further tribal price spikes, @SaffronOlive delves into the tribes of Zendikar. First up: Allies!


Modern Decks Cost 25 Percent More Today than Six Months Ago

Jul 13 // by SaffronOlive

If the idea of MM2 was to make Modern less expensive, it failed miserably. @SaffronOlive breaks down the numbers.


The Expected Value of Magic Origins

Jul 06 // by SaffronOlive

How much value can you expect to open from a box of Magic Origins? @SaffronOlive breaks down the numbers.

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Financial Review of Magic Origins: Part 3

Jul 04 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive is back with the final part of his financial review of Magic Origins to discuss the black cards and reprints from the set.

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Financial Review of Magic Origins: Part 2

Jul 03 // by SaffronOlive

SaffronOlive discusses the financial ramifications of the Magic Origins in part two of his set review.

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Financial Review of Magic Origins: Part 1

Jun 29 // by SaffronOlive

SaffronOlive breaks down the first week of Magic Origins spoilers financially in part one of his review of the set.


Flipping Out: Sending the Flip-Walkers to College

Jun 25 // by SaffronOlive

Between childhood and renowned comes college. Professor Saffron send the flip-walkers thought a series of tests; who will make the grade?

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Preparing for Rotation: Magic 2015

Jun 24 // by SaffronOlive

In the final installment of Preparing for Rotation, SaffronOlive breaks down the buys, sells, and holds from M15.

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Preparing for Rotation: Journey into Nyx

Jun 17 // by SaffronOlive

In the penultimate article in the Preparing for Rotation series, @SaffronOlive talks buys, holds, and sells from JOU.


The Steps to Making (and Vetting) a "Call"

Jun 12 // by SaffronOlive

How do you know what cards will spike next? How do you judge "expert" advice? @SaffronOlive lays out his step-by-step process.

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Preparing for Rotation: Born of the Gods

Jun 11 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive is back with the next installment of his preparing for rotation series discussing sells, holds, and buys from BNG.


Using Your Tools: Buylists, Spreads, and Foil Multipliers

Jun 05 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive discusses how best to make use of some of the financial tools recently added to MTGGoldfish.

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Preparing for Rotation: Theros

Jun 02 // by SaffronOlive

With rotation creeping around the corner, @SaffronOlive discusses Theros cards to sell, hold, and buy.


How Wizards Manages its Savings Account

May 29 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive discusses reprint equity, supplemental products, and the budgetary constraints of set design.


Six Odd MTG Moneymakers

May 25 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive discusses six odd MTG items that have more value than most people think.


The Future of Modern (Masters)

May 20 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive explains why the MTG finance community needs to think of Modern like Standard rather than Legacy.


Selling Cards: eBay vs TCGPlayer vs Buylists

May 15 // by SaffronOlive

While buying cards is great, you need to sell cards to realize a profit. @SaffronOlive tells you how.


The Expected Value of Modern Masters 2015

May 11 // by SaffronOlive

How much value can you expect to open from a Modern Masters 2015 box? @SaffronOlive breaks it down.


Modern Masters 2015: Initial Winners and Losers

May 09 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive has some initial impressions on MM2, along with a discussion of variance in opening boxes.

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Collection Buying 103: Selling a Collection

May 06 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive concludes his collection buying series with a picture journal of buying and selling a huge collection.


Set Prices, Reprint Rates, and MM2: Mirrodin through Dissension

May 01 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive continues to look at reprint rates and set prices, this time in the very first sets legal in Modern.


Exploring Set Prices, Reprint Rates and MM2

Apr 28 // by SaffronOlive

@SaffronOlive discusses reprint rates, set prices, along with taking a stab at deciphering the supply of Modern Masters 2015.


Drafting for Value

Apr 21 // by SaffronOlive

Limited is fun, but it can also be very expensive. @SaffronOlive give you some tips for drafting in a value conscious manner.

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