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: July 30th, 2016
Segment 1: Top Movers of the Week
Selfless Spirit">Selfless Spirit (Eldritch Moon)
Gain: +$2.25 (+80%)
Dakmor Salvage">Dakmor Salvage (Future Sight)
Gain: +$1.00 (+100%)
Desert Twister">Desert Twister (Arabian Nights)
Gain: +$8.50 (+115%)
Fortune Thief">Fortune Thief (Time Spiral)
Gain: +$1.25 (+125%)
Statecraft">Statecraft (Mercadian Masques)
Gain: +$3.00 (+300%)
Soldevi Excavations">Soldevi Excavations (Aliiances)
Gain: +$5.00 (+500%)
Timerian Fiends">Timerian Fiends (Homelands)
Gain: +$8.50 (+1,700%)
Segment 2: Cards to Watch
- Dark Confidant (Modern Masters 2015) Confidence Level 7: $32 to $45 (+40%, 6-12+ months)
- Kozilek, the Great Distortion (Oath of the Gatewatch) Confidence Level 7: $4 to $10 (+150%, 12+ months)
- Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger">Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger, Battle for Zendikar, Confidence Level 8: $11 to $20 (+80%, 0-12+ months)
- Sigil of the Empty Throne">Sigil of the Empty Throne, Magic Origins, Confidence Level 7: $0.25 to $3 (+1100%, 12+ months)
Disclosure: Travis and James may own speculative copies of the above cards.
Segment 3: Metagame Week in Review
SCG Columbus was the first weekend of Eldritch Moon Standard. Bant Company crushed the metagame, representing over 33% of all decks on day two. Where can we look for opportunities in this seemingly lopsided metagame?
Segment 4: Topic of the Week
This week we learned that Eldritch Moon boxes are mappable. What does that mean, and what will the ramifications be?