MTG Fast Finance is a weekly podcast that tries to break down the flurry of financial activity in the world of Magic: The Gathering into a fast, fun and useful thirty minute format. Follow along with our seasoned hosts as they walk you through this week’s big price movements, their picks of the week, metagame analysis and a rotating weekly topic.
Show Notes: April 15th
Segment 1: Top Movers of the Week
Cryptolith Rite (Shadows Over Innistrad)
Gain: +$3.75 (+100%)
Languish (Magic Origins)
Gain: +$4.25 (+105%)
Reshape Foil (Darksteel)
Gain: +$9.00 (+150%)
Deadbridge Chant Foil (Dragon’s Maze)
Gain: +$12.00 (+200%)
Hissing Quagmire (Oath of the Gatewatch)
Gain: +$4.00 (+200%)
Muddle the Mixture (Ravnica)
Gain: +$5.00 (+200%)
Puca’s Mischief (Shadowmoor)
Gain: +$5.25 (+300%)
Wheel of Sun and Moon (Shadowmoor)
Gain: +$15.00 (+300%)
Koth of the Hammer Foil (Scars of Mirrodin)
Gain: +$38.00 (+315%)
Season’s Past Foil (Shadows Over Innistrad)
Gain: +$7.00 (+350%)
Dark Petition (Magic Origins)
Gain: +$5.50 (+366%)
Segment 2: Cards to Watch
- Nahiri, the Harbinger, Shadows Over Innistrad, Confidence Level 6: $10 to $20 (+100%, 0-6 months)
- Sylvan Advocate Oath of the Gatewatch, Confidence Level 6: $6 to $10 (+66%, 0-6 months)
- Eye of Ugin Expeditions, Confidence Level 8: $60 to $100 (+66%, 12+ months)
- Thought-Knot Seer Oath of the Gatewatch, Confidence Level 8: $6 to $12 (+100%, 6-12 months)
- Theros Gods, Theros, Born of the Gods, Journey Into Nyx, Confidence Level 7 (12+ months)
Disclosure: Travis and James may own speculative copies of the above cards.
Segment 3: Pro Tour Shadows Over Innistrad
With one of the most diverse and star-studded top eights at a Pro Tour in years, there’s no shortage of decks and cards to discuss.
Segment 4: Organized Play and the Modern Pro Tour
Wizards of the Coast announced (and 48 hours later rescinded) major changes to platinum level benefits. They also announced the end of the Modern Pro Tour. What’s going on behind the scenes to drive these decisions, and what bearing will it have on the secondary market?
James Chillcott is the CEO of ShelfLife.net, The Future of Collecting, Senior Partner at Advoca, a designer, adventurer, toy fanatic and an avid Magic player and collector since 1994.