August 24, 2015

Media Advisory – Stock Market Volatility

In light of this week’s stock market volatility, investors and the public may be wondering what is happening and how they should respond. 

Members of the media are welcome to contact Mark Peterson, department chair and Gordon and Sharon Teel professor of finance for information to share with their readers and viewers. Peterson may be reached by telephone at 618/453-1426 (the department telephone number is 618/453-2459) or by email at

Peterson’s research interests include investments and financial assets trading. He has been a member of the SIU faculty since 1997.