After wild swings, investors look to the Federal Reserve to calm the market

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is seen delivering remarks on screens as a trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, December 15, 2021.
Andrew Kelly | Reuters

Investors are wondering whether the Federal Reserve can calm the extreme volatility in the stock market, but it's unclear whether it can deliver a soothing enough message.

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