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The "Halftime Report" traders closed the show with their final trades.
Stephen Weiss was a buyer of the .
Josh Brown was a buyer of DE.
Jon Najarian was a buyer of IMAX.
Pete Najarian was a buyer of INTC.
Trader disclosure: On March 20, 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 was long AAPL, AMAT, BABA, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DISC, GE, JPM, KKR, KO, LLY, LOCO, MRK, PEP, PFE, he is long calls AAL, AAPL, AMD, BAC, CAM, COP, DAL, EXXI, FB, FCAU, GE, GM, GRPN, GS, GT, HPQ, IAG, ISIL, JNJ, JPM, KNDI, LULU, LYB, MCD, MSFT, NEE, RF, SPY, SYY, UAL, UFS, WFC, WMB, XOM, he is long puts BHP. John Najarian was long ABT, ADBE, ADP, ADT, AMAT, AN, ATVI, AUY, BSX, EQT, EXXI, HOG, HUN, INFN, LLTC, MRVL, MW, NEE, NOK, NRG, NSAM, POST, RHT, RKUS, SIRI, SOL, SYK, TWX, WBA, WMB, XLE, YGE, he is long calls APD, BABA, EQT, EWJ, FCAU, GRPN, HOG, IDTI, IMAX, KRFT, LLTC, MET, PRU, RKUS, SNDK, TWX, today he added APD calls, IDTI calls, IMAX calls, KRFT calls. Josh Brown was long AAPL, DE, DGRE, DNKN, FCX, FSLR, GBX, MBLY, SAM, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, VWO, XLE. Steve Weiss was long AAL, AAPL, BMY, C, HEDJ, HWAY, OA, SLXP, THC, VXX, he is long calls SLXP.