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Friday's traders will continue to digest indications on the timing of a rate hike, as well as setting up for the beginning of earnings season next week.

Stocks rallied Thursday after the indicated policymakers remained concerned about reaching their inflation target of 2 percent as well as the impact of the global economic slowdown.

"The market did not get the sense that October is in the cards," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial.