The "Halftime Report" traders delivered their top trades for the second half of the day.
Both Joe Terranova and Josh Brown recommended the health care sector.
Trader disclosure: On March 16, 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 is long AMAT, BABA, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DISCA, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, LLY, LOCO, MRK, PEP, PFE, he is long calls AAL, AAPL, AMD, BABA, BAC, BK, CAM, CDW, CLR, COP, DAL, FB, FEYE, FL, GE, GM, GRPN, GS, GT, HPQ, IAG, JPM, KO, KNDI, KRFT, LYB, MSFT, NEE, PEP, RF, RIG, SPY, SYY, TEVA, UAL, UFS, UNH, WFC, WMB, XLNX, XOM, he is long puts BHP, today he bought XLNX calls. Josh Brown is long AAPL, DE, DGRE, DIS, DNKN, FCX, FSLR, GBX, MBLY, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, VWO, XLE. Joe Terranova is long VRTS.