Rick's Finance Blog

I'm Rick Martinifa, I work in finance, I write mostly on monetary theory, macro economics, property investments and my chihuahua Engelbert.

German Producer Inflation

By: Rick Martinifa
Published: 12:06 PM, Apr 22, 2022
It's now at 30% and this does not look good for Europe's biggest manufacturer

We need oil, or we grind to a halt

By: Rick Martinifa
Published: 10:49 AM, Mar 31, 2022
I am reading that Biden is going to release US oil from their reserves, about 10 days worth.

Focus on urban redevelopment

By: Rick Martinifa
Published: 9:14 AM, Mar 31, 2022

We are 2 years into one of the most significant changes in our property market. A glance at house prices changes shows that cities were hardest hit in terms of valuations over this period. Median London property prices have risen from 485k in 2020 to 500k so far in 2022, that's disappointing cons...
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The public's not worried about the economy

By: Rick Martinifa
Published: 12:23 PM, Mar 30, 2022
We are entering into a period of deep economic uncertainty, not that anyone really knows it.
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The 2022 Spring Statement

By: Rick Martinifa
Published: 4:15 PM, Mar 27, 2022
It's stagflation time at the end of the year, what did this do to avoid any of that? Answer, nothing.
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The UK cost of living crisis

By: Rick Martinifa
Published: 11:40 AM, Mar 25, 2022
A great deal of news has been written over the last few months about the cost of living crisis and how that is going to play out over the next few years.
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