Brendan Moynihan

Adjunct Professor of Management

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Investing, currencies, global macroeconomics



With more than 20 years of experience on Wall Street as a trader, risk manager, and author, Brendan Moynihan possesses a wealth of expertise on investing, strategy and global macroeconomics.


Brendan is the author of several books on Wall Street, including The Geometry of Hazard; Financial Origami; How the Wall Street Model Broke; and Trading on Expectations.


Brendan is Managing Director of Marketfield Asset Management, where he helps develop macroeconomic themes for a $2 billion mutual fund. Previously, he was Senior Advisor to the Editor in Chief of Bloomberg News, managing news coverage by more than 2,000 reporters and editors in 80 countries, and editor-at-large for Bloomberg News, where he managed the popular column “Chart of the Day.”


At Vanderbilt, Brendan teaches Managing Global Financial Risk in the Executive MBA program.


B.S., Banking, Corporate Finance and Securities Law, University of Alabama, 1985