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Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan would like to avoid additional stimulus but is keeping an "open mind."The Fedread more
Overstock CEO Partick Byrne has resigned from the e-commerce company after making comments about his role in the "deep state."Technologyread more
The "Halftime Report" traders delivered their top trades for the second half of the day.
Both Joe Terranova and Josh Brown recommended the .
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.