MTG Fast Finance Podcast: Episode 49 (Jan 6/17)


MTG Fast Finance is our weekly podcast covering the flurry of weekly financial activity in the world of Magic: The Gathering. MFF provides a fast, fun and useful sixty 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: Jan 7, 2016

Segment 1: Top Card Spikes of the Week

Beck // Call
Top mover of the week!

Beck//Call (Dragon’s Maze, Rare)
Start: $0.50
Finish: $3.00
Gain: +$2.50 (+500%)

Reshape (DST, Foil Rare)
Start: $9.50
Finish: $35.00
Gain: +$25.50 (+268%)

Pride of the Clouds (DIS, Rare)
Start: $4.00
Finish: $11.00
Gain: +$7.00 (+175%)

Master Transmuter (Conflux, Rare)
Start: $12.25
Finish: $29.00
Gain: +$16.75 (+137%)

Dig Through Time (KTK, Rare)
Start: $2.00
Finish: $4.50
Gain: +$2.50 (+125%)

Marton Stromgald (Ice Age, Rare)
Start: $1.80
Finish: $3.50
Gain: +$1.70 (+94%)


Engineered Explosives (MMA, Foil Rare)
Start: $80.00
Finish: $150.00
Gain: +$70.00 (+85%)

Segment 2: Cards to Watch

James’ Picks:

  1. Chasm Skulker (M15, Foil Rare)
  • The Call: Confidence Level 7: $5.00 to $15.00 (+10.00/+200%, 6-12+ months)

2. Monastery Mentor (FRF, Mythic)

  • The Call: Confidence Level 8: $10.00 to $20.00 (+10.00/+100%, 6-12+ months)

3. Rings of Brighthearth (KLD Inventions, Foil Special)

  • The Call: Confidence Level 9: $30.00 to $60.00 (+10.00/+100%, 6-12+ months)
  • Note: Source these from Europe to get the price listed.

Travis’ Picks:

  1. Boom//Bust (Planar Chaos, Rare)
  • The Call: Confidence Level 7: $9.00 to $25.00 (+16.00/+178%, 6-12+ months)

2. Darkslick Shores (SOM, Rare)

  • The Call: Confidence Level 6: $8.00 to $20.00 (+12.00/+150%, 0-6+ months)

3. Retract (Oath, Rare)

  • The Call: Confidence Level 6: $2.50 to $9.00 (+6.50/+260%, 6-12+ months)

Disclosure: Travis and James may own speculative copies of the above cards.

Segment 3: Most Interesting Cards from Aether Revolt

James & Travis discuss the sexiest cards of the fully spoiled Aether Revolt set releasing later this month.

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