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The "Halftime Report" traders closed the show with their final trades, and two banking stocks made the cut.
Jim Lebenthal was a buyer of C.
Joe Terranova was a buyer of PNC.
Jon Najarian was a buyer of TTWO.
Pete Najarian was a buyer of ABT.
Trader disclosure: On March 11, 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 AAL, AAPL, ABT, AMD, BAC, CAM, COP, DAL, EXXI, FB, FCAU, GE, GM, GRPN, GS, GT, HPQ, IAG, ISIL, JNJ, JPM, KNDI, KRFT, LULU, LYB, MCD, MSFT, NEE, RF, SPY, SYY, TEVA, UAL, UFS, WFC, WMB, XOM, he is long puts BHP, today he bought ABT calls, TEVA calls. Jon Najarian: 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, STLD, SYK, TEVA, TTWO, 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 ABT, STLD, TEVA, TTWO. 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. Steve Grasso: Long AAPL, BA, CLVS, EVGN, FB, GDX, GOOGL, IMMR, KBH, KDUS, MHY, MJNA, PFE, POT, SO, T, TMUS, TWTR, his firm and some of its partners are long AER, AMD, AMZN, AVP, CUBA, EOG, FCX, FNMA, HSPO, IBM, ICE, KDUS, KO, MAT, MCD, MJNA, NE, NEM, OXY, PCRX, RIG, SALT, STAG, TAXI, TITXF, TSE, USO, VALE, ZNGA, his kids are long EFA, EFG, EWJ, IJR, SPY.