Stocks rallied today as financials jumped on news of Citigroup’s profitable January and February, the Financial Times reports. Investors also were cheered by talk of reform from Ben Bernanke—who said the recession could end next year if all goes well—and Barney Frank. Citi, Bank of America, and JP Morgan all jumped at least 20%. The Dow rose 379.44 points to close at 6,926, its biggest single-day gain since November. The Nasdaq gained 89.64 points to close at 1,358, and the S&P 500 rose 43.07 to 720.