Minutes before Tuesday’s market opened, Yahoo Finance announced that former Disney CEO and current chairman of The Topps Company, Michael Eisner, will be taking the company public through the SPAC, Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corp. II (MUDS). This is huge news for those investing indirectly in the sports-card industry. Previously, investors looked to Collector’s Universe, the
After what has been rumored to be up to a 10-million card backlog, grading industry leader PSA has decided to make another significant move, ultimately changing the outlook of the hobby twice in the month of March. The move? PSA is suspending all submissions for levels of grading up to the Super Express ($300/card) tier.
A conversation between @SlabStoxAaron and the man who just blew up sports card record books On January 14th, the modern day holy grail for sports cards was auctioned off by PWCC Marketplace. One of the most coveted baseball cards, the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card PSA 9, was purchased by actor and entrepreneur Rob
While the NBA is getting stifled by COVID-19, card values are still shifting. COVID-19 is putting a lot of pressure on NBA teams and players. There’s been an increase in games postponed, and some teams played with the bare minimum number of players due to the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols. The outlook on some teams and
SlabStox navigates Week 2 of the NBA season. It has been a crazy couple of weeks in the NBA, as the start of the season has really kept everyone guessing about what the true power rankings are. There have been so many blowouts around the league with good teams destroying bad teams, bad teams destroying
Sports card sets like this don’t come around often, here’s what you need to know. With the emergence of the soccer card market dating back to earlier this summer, Aaron and Zach (@PremierSoccerInvesting) give their takes on 2019 (already released) & 2020 (soon to come) Topps Chrome Champions League sets on this week’s SlabStoxFC episode.
Did you think you’d see the day when a modern sports card sold for more than an NBA player’s salary? Well, here’s the day, and the comparison. Milwaukee Buck Pat Connaughton played in 61 games prior to the NBA suspension. He averaged 5.1 points and 4.2 rebounds per game and appeared in the 2020 All-Star
The sports-card market went through the largest demand influx it’s ever seen, and we’re here to recap the first half of the year with five big storylines. Setting The Scene: January to March Think back to January 1, 2020. Basketball is heating up and sports cards are growing in popularity, yet you can still get your hands on key