The Business Roundtable, led by Jamie Dimon, gives a new definition of the "purpose of a corporation."Marketsread more
Stocks rose sharply on Monday as Treasury yields rebounded, quelling fears of a possible recession.US Marketsread more
Powell will have the opportunity if not to walk back the "midcycle" assessment then to at least provide some further explanation about what it means.Economyread more
Saudi Aramco sent a request for proposal to several banks, people familiar with the matter told CNBC Monday.Marketsread more
Twitter and Facebook have suspended numerous accounts that are believed to be tied to a state-backed information campaign originating from inside China.Technologyread more
Leaked documents from Google give fresh ammo to conservative lawmakers who have already accused Google and other tech companies of political bias.Technologyread more
J.P. Morgan estimates the average annual tariff cost per household will be $1,000 with the new round of Trump's tariffs.Marketsread more
Stasior left Apple earlier this year. Prior to his time in charge of Siri, he was a top executive at Amazon.Technologyread more
Sequoia's Michael Moritz says that direct listings worked for Spotify and Slack and will become more common for companies with "courage and intelligence."Technologyread more
Shares of embattled utility PG&E plummeted after a judge ruled that a jury can decided whether it should pay up to $18 billion in damages.Marketsread more
The attacks come after state and local ransomware attacks in New York, Louisiana, Maryland and Florida resulted in the loss of significant sums.Technologyread more
The "Halftime Report" closed the show with their final trades.
Pete Najarian was watching Biogen.
Jon Najarian saw strong activity in HSBC.
Josh Brown saw future upside in Dunkin' Brands.
Joe Terranova highlighted Cabot Oil & Gas.
Trader disclosure: On April 23, 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 AMAT, AAPL,BABA, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DISCA, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, LLY, LOCO, MBLY, MRK, PEP,PFE, he is long calls AAPL, BK, DAL, EBAY, EEM, F, FB, FL, GE, GS, HSBC, HZNP,IMAX, JBLU, KO, MAC, MYL, NEE, NTAP, OC, PBR, PFE, RAD, SYY, TEVA, TSX, UA,UAL, VZ, XLF, XOM, ZIOP, today he sold EBAY calls, today he bought HSBC calls.JON NAJARIAN Long ABT, ADBE,ADP, ADT, AN, ATVI, BBY, BSX, CIT, EQT, EVEP, EXXI, FEYE, GE, HSBC, HUN, HZNP,IMAX, MCD, MDRX, MNST, MRVL, MW, NEE, NRG, OAS, PG, POST, RHT, SCTY, SIMO,SIRI, SKX, SOL, SYK, TEVA, TTWO, TWX, WMB, XLI, XPO, ZIOP, he is long callsAKS, APD, BABA, BBY, CIT, EQT, EVEP, EWJ, FB, GE, GRPN, IDTI, IMAX, MCD, MDRX,MET, MNST, MYL, NTAP, PG, PPC, PRU, RAD, SAP, SIMO, SKX, SNDK, TAP, TWX, XPO,ZIOP, he is long puts TLT, today he bought HSBC, today he sold EBAY, EBAYcalls, QCOM, QCOM calls. JOSH BROWN Long AAPL, CME, DE, DGRE, DIS, DNKN, FCX,FSLR, GBX, MBLY, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, VWO, XLE, XON. JOE TERRANOVA Long Crude Oil Futures, VRTS.