Patricia Chadwick

Founder and President, Ravengate Partners LLC

Patricia W. Chadwick has had more than 35 years of investment experience. She is the founder and president of Ravengate Partners LLC, a consulting firm that provides advice on financial markets and global economics.


  • Chadwick: To Buy or Not to Buy—Redux Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 10:32 AM ET
    For Sale By Owner

    The glut of housing is keeping prices exceptionally low despite the extremely favorable interest rates that mortgage seekers can obtain. But fair warning - interest rates will not stay at this level forever. In fact, I believe it would actually benefit the economy to have rates rise somewhat.

  • Chadwick: To Buy or Not to Buy (A House) Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 9:59 AM ET

    That is the question for many potential homebuyers. (Apologies to William Shakespeare) But it is complicated by two other questions that must be answered by two other related parties – (1) the seller: To sell (at a distressed price) or not to sell (and wait till the market improves) and (2) the bank: To finance or not to finance.

  • Chadwick: A Sad Labor Day for Workers Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 2:18 PM ET

    With unemployment standing at 9.6%, it has been anything but a joyous Labor Day for workers in the U.S.