It's fine like it is, as far as I can see. The prices will go up until people don't want to pay more. Who cares if it takes weeks? We've got a lot of time until anything interesting and football related happens in the real world.
More research may not lead to getting incredible players at low prices like you may have hoped, but it will help you know when to stop bidding and who to focus your efforts on when money gets tight as prices continue to rise. You know, kind of like real free agency.