Magic buyouts: people either do them or grumble about them! But what if someone stopped buying out Reserved List cards and tried buying out Islands? Like, literally all of them. Plus, This Week's Trends!
The first nuclear test took place in New Mexico, and Chas Andres is here to monitor the fallout from Albuquerque! What "budget" deck in the Pro Tour Top 8 won't stay that way for long, and which no-shows should be treated as if they're radioactive?
Magic players often trick themselves into thinking they're being rational when they're not! Chas Andres discusses the error of fundamental attribution, how to avoid it in yourself, and how to use it to your advantage!
Chas Andres has heard all the pro-leaking arguments when it comes to upcoming releases...but he's not impressed. Today he brings the heat, showing how leaks hurt everyone (including the leakers) and what we can do to preserve Magic's future.
With Wizards of the Coast telegraphing a possible unbanning in Modern early next year, the speculators will be out in full force! Chas Andres helps you identify the likely lucky card and shows you the moves to make now!
With two Masters sets and a Modern Pro Tour coming up, the most accessible Eternal format is set to become white-hot! Chas Andres shares his best financial moves for SCG Cincinnati and beyond!
The much-touted Pirate Stompy Legacy deck didn't turn out as expected. Chas Andres uses it as a jumping-off point to discuss common pitfalls of Magic finance and how not to end up looking like the greater fool! If you want to save some money next time "the next big thing" happens, this is a must-read.
Week 1 results aren't the last word on how a metagame will shape up, but they provide vital data! Chas Andres reads the proverbial tea leaves and talks this week's trends!
How do you conduct yourself when trading or speculating? Chas Andres offers his meditations on the dilemmas posed by Magic finance before covering this week's trends.
Chas Andres finishes off his Ixalan Finance Review with a look at the last rares and mythics revealed, plus This Week's Trends!
Chas Andres completes this week's trilogy of articles with Part 2 of his Ixalan Financial Review! Get his take on what's underrated in the set, what's overrated, and what's going on in the wider Magic world!
If you're a fan of Magic finance, this is your week! Chas Andres is back with his second of three articles, this time focusing on Iconic Masters. How will the reprints shape prices now and in the coming months?
HASCON brought plenty of news, and it's too much for one Chas Andres article! For today, he focuses on Magic: The Gathering Arena and the big question on every Magic Online grinder's mind: is it time to sell?
Look out, Magic finance! Shaun McLaren is putting on his numbered jacket and power tie and stepping into the pit for Ixalan previews. What's a sell? What's a buy? And why is there a poem in the middle?!
An alleged real-world theft led Wizards of the Coast to start preview season like never before! Chas Andres serves up Part One of his Ixalan finance review and covers this week's trends! Hint: lots of Pirates and Dinosaurs lie ahead...
With the rotation coming, Standard is in its annual strange place. What singles should savvy buyers avoid, and where are the opportunities for a post-Ixalan score? Chas Andres has this week's financial advice and trends!
Don't say Chas Andres didn't warn you! Cards in Old School and covered by the Reserved List are soaring to new price heights! Chas explains why and explores what might be the next to spike! Plus, this week's trends in other formats!