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Preparing for Rotation: Theros

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

Jun 2 | by SaffronOlive
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How Wizards Manages its Savings Account

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

May 29 | by SaffronOlive
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Six Odd MTG Moneymakers

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

May 25 | by SaffronOlive
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The Future of Modern (Masters)

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

May 20 | by SaffronOlive
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Selling Cards: eBay vs TCGPlayer vs Buylists

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

May 15 | by SaffronOlive
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The Expected Value of Modern Masters 2015

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

May 11 | by SaffronOlive
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Modern Masters 2015: Initial Winners and Losers

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

May 9 | by SaffronOlive
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Collection Buying 103: Selling a Collection

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

May 6 | by SaffronOlive
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Set Prices, Reprint Rates, and MM2: Mirrodin through Dissension

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

May 1 | by SaffronOlive
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Exploring Set Prices, Reprint Rates and MM2

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

Apr 28 | by SaffronOlive
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Drafting for Value

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

Apr 21 | by SaffronOlive
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Risk Management: Modern Masters 2015

Since saving money is just as good as making money, SaffronOlive discusses risk management with Modern Masters 2015 on the horizon.

Apr 17 | by SaffronOlive
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Slowly, But Surely: the Long Term Finances of Your MTGO Deck

Is your new Magic Online deck really worth the cost? Figure out just how long it will take to earn back your value.

Apr 16 | by Drake Builta
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Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir: By the Numbers

What decks and cards performed well? Which ones faltered? @SaffronOlive breaks down the number on #PTDTK.

Apr 12 | by SaffronOlive
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Quantifying a Pro Tour Top 8's Effect on Prices

In preparation for #PTDTK, SaffronOlive figures out how much value a card can gain from making the Top 8.

Apr 10 | by SaffronOlive
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MTGO Finance for the Paper Financier: Speculation and Redemption

Playing Magic Online isn't for everyone, but @SaffronOlive explains the MTG finance benefits of MTGO for paper financiers.

Apr 8 | by SaffronOlive
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Good Specs, Bad Specs, and "The Process"

How do you judge the success of your purchases? How do you decide what cards to buy? @SaffronOlive has some ideas.

Apr 4 | by SaffronOlive
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Week One: Dragons of Tarkir By the Numbers

This weekend was the first chance for DTK to shine in Standard. What saw play? What didn't? @SaffronOlive breaks it down.

Mar 31 | by SaffronOlive
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Breaking Down the Complete List of Intro Pack Foils

Are Intro Pack foils worth buying? SaffronOlive investigates the complete list of Intro Pack foils.

Mar 27 | by SaffronOlive
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The Multiple Rotations of Dragons of Tarkir

Dragons of Tarkir is unique in several ways. @SaffronOlive talks about why surviving two Standard rotations might be the most important.

Mar 24 | by SaffronOlive
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The Expected Value of Dragons of Tarkir

How much value can you expect in a DTK box? @SaffronOlive breaks it down. Warning: not for the faint of heart.

Mar 21 | by SaffronOlive
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Promo-tacular: Strange, Large and Rare Part 2

Did you wake up this morning wishing you could read 4,000 words on promos? If so, @SaffronOlive has you covered.

Mar 18 | by SaffronOlive
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Pricing Mythics: Data, Dragons, and Tiers

Ever wondered about the price of mythics? @SaffronOlive gives you the data, and then applies it to Dragons of Tarkir.

Mar 12 | by SaffronOlive
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Strange, Large, and Rare: Promos and Oddities Part 1

Not all Magic cards come from boosters. @SaffronOlive delves into the world of promos, precons, and oddities.

Mar 10 | by SaffronOlive
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Something Old, Something New, and the new Sarkhan

@SaffronOlive catches you up on the latest Dragons of Tarkir news, including the new planeswalker Sarkhan Unbroken.

Mar 6 | by SaffronOlive
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Dragons of Tarkir Spoilers In-depth: Ojutai's Command, Kolaghan, Narset

SaffronOlive discusses Ojutai's Command, the new Narset and Kolaghan, and everything else spoiler related.

Mar 4 | by SaffronOlive
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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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