By Justin Sink - 08/22/13 07:42 PM EDT
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough met with the president about the disruption, which closed the Nasdaq market for three hours, according to spokesman Josh Earnest.
Obama is in the midst of a two-day bus tour, and is traveling to Syracuse for a speech on higher education affordability.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said earlier it was monitoring efforts to get the nation's second-largest stock exchange back online. The Nasdaq lists around 3,200 different shares.