The "Halftime Report" traders delivered their trades for the second half of the day and beyond—with an emphasis on the big bank names due to report earnings.
Both Josh Brown and Joe Terranova were watching WFC.
Terranova also added regional banks such as HBAN to his watch list.
Pete Najarian said he's paying close attention to GS.
Trader disclosure: On April 13, 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, AAPL, BABA, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DISCA, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, LLY, MRK, PEP, PFE, SAP, he is long calls AA, AAPL, ABT, BBBY, BK, CNX, COP, CSX, DB, EBAY, EEM, EXXI, F, FCX, FL, GE, GM, GT, HOG, JD, KO, MAC, MYL, NEE, PEP, PFE, TEVA, TWTR, UA, UAL, UFS, ZIOP, today he sold PBR calls, today he bought DB calls, MAC calls. Josh Brown is long AAPL, DE, DGRE, DIS, DNKN, FCX, FSLR, GBX, MBLY, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, VWO, XLE, XON. Joe Terranova is long VRTS. Jim Lebenthal long AAPL, BP, C, DCO, EEQ, GAIA, GM, IBM, INTC, JCP, MPC, OA, ORBC, PFE, QCOM, SJT, SPLS, TGT, TIF, TRMB, WGO.
Menlon Capital Advisors' CIO Anton Schutz is long BAC, C, STI.