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Iran's Revolutionary Guard claims a British tanker it still holds, Stena Impero, failed to follow international maritime rules.World Newsread more
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Companies aren't waiting for the U.S.-China trade war to be resolved, says the head of the world's biggest money manager.Investingread more
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Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says.The Fedread more
The lawsuits allege J&J's talc-based baby powder contained asbestos and caused ovarian and other cancers.Health and Scienceread more
The "Halftime Report" traders delivered their final trades.
Jim Lebenthal was a buyer of BP.
Joe Terranova was a buyer of FRC.
Josh Brown was a buyer of CME.
Trader disclosure: On March 2,2015, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Halftime Report" traders: PETE NAJARIAN: Long AAPL, AMAT, BABA, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DISC, GE, JPM, KKR, KO, LLY, LOCO, MRK, PEP, PFE, he is long calls APPL, CAM, COP, DAL, FB, GE, GRPN, GS, GT, HPQ, IAG, ISIL, JNJ, JPM, KNDI, MCD, NEE, RF, SPY, SYY, UAL, UFS, WFC, WMB, XOM, ZIOP, he is long puts BHP, today he bought AAPL calls, GS calls. JOSH BROWN: Long AAPL, DE, DGRE, DNKN, FCX, FSLR, GBX, MBLY, SAM, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, VWO, XLE. JOE TERRANOVA: Long VRTS. JIM LEBENTHAL: Long AAPL, BP, C, DCO, EEQ, GAIA, GM, IBM, INTC, JCP, MPC, OA, ORBC, PFE, SJT, SPLS, TGT, TRMB, WGO.
UBS Analyst Steve Milunovich: UBS AG, its affiliates or subsidiaries beneficially owned 1% or more of a class of the following companies' common equity securities as of last month`s end (or the prior month`s end if this report is dated less than 10 days after the most recent month`s end): 3D Systems Corp.This company/entity is, or within the past 12 months has been, a client of UBS Securities LLC, and investment banking services are being, or have been, provided.: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, EMC Corp/MA, Hewlett-Packard Co, Travelport Worldwide Ltd: This company/entity is, or within the past 12 months has been, a client of UBS Securities LLC, and non-investment banking securities-related services are being, or have been, provided.: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, EMC Corp/MA, Hewlett-Packard Co, International Business Machines Corp, Travelport Worldwide Ltd: This company/entity is, or within the past 12 months has been, a client of UBS Securities LLC, and non-securities services are being, or have been, provided.: Akamai Technologies Inc, Apple Inc, EMC Corp/MA, Hewlett-Packard Co, International Business Machines Corp. Within the past 12 months, UBS Securities LLC has received compensation from this company/entity: Akamai Technologies Inc, Apple Inc, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, EMC Corp/MA, Hewlett-Packard Co, International Business Machines Corp, Travelport Worldwide Ltd.