Stocks End Week With a Rally

Bernanke's dovish tone on inflation signaled that the Fed won't be hiking rates. Speculation swirled about a possible buyout of Lehman Brothers

Major U.S. stock indexes finished solidly higher Friday, with Lehman Brothers Holdings (LEH) and other financial issues, including Citigroup (C), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), and Bank of America (BAC), leading the market higher amid speculation Lehman may be sold.

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