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02.01.2013 , 03:39 AM | #15
Quote: Originally Posted by asbalana View Post
I am not quite sure of what is being said in 1.
What he means is that you can't determine the value of something by looking at how much people are asking for it on the GTN. Rather, the value is what other people are prepared to pay for it. Since there's no way to see past sales though, it's often impossible to find this out. With high-volume items such as materials or companion gifts this is less of a problem, since low-priced items are gobbled up pretty fast (the popular types anyway; I dare you to try selling luxury fabrics at a significant profit), leaving the market in somewhat of a stable state. But with rarer items like schematics you often have to make wild guesses at how much it might possibly be worth.