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The "Halftime Report" closed the show with their final trades.
Joe Terranova was a long ESRX.
Jon Najarian was a buyer of EXXI.
Pete Najarian was a buyer of JNJ.
Trader disclosure: On March 4 , 2015, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Halftime Report" traders: Joe Terrnova is long ABT,ADBE, ADP, AMAT, AN, ATVI, AUY, BSX, EQT, EXXI, HOG, HUN, INFN, MW, NEE, NOK,NRG, NSAM, POST, RHT, RKUS, SIRI, SOL, SYK, TWX, WBA, WMB, XLE, YGE, he is longcalls BABA, EQT, EWJ, FCAU, GRPN, HOG, RKUS, SNDK, TWX, today he bought BABAcalls, EXXI, FCAU calls, RHT, SNDK calls, SOL, YGE. Jon Najarian is long ABT, ADBE, ADP, AMAT, AN, ATVI,AUY, BSX, EQT, EXXI, HOG, HUN, INFN, MW, NEE, NOK, NRG, NSAM, POST, RHT, RKUS,SIRI, SOL, SYK, TWX, WBA, WMB, XLE, YGE, he is long calls BABA, EQT, EWJ, FCAU,GRPN, HOG, RKUS, SNDK, TWX, today he bought BABA calls, EXXI, FCAU calls, RHT,SNDK calls, SOL, YGE. Pete Najarian is long AAPL,AMAT, BABA, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DISC, GE, JPM, KKR, KO, LLY, LOCO, MRK, PEP,PFE, he is long calls AAL, APPL, CAM, COP, DAL, EXXI, GE, GM, 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 EXXI calls.