The "Halftime Report" traders delivered their trades for the second half of the day.
Josh Brown was positive on Foot Locker and expects a break out.
Pete Najarian thought Home Depot stood out as the barometer on the housing market.
Joe Terranova was watching Wal-Mart for a possible turnaround.
Trader disclosure: On May 18, 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, DD, DISCA, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, LLY, MBLY, MRK, MT, PEP, PFE, he is long calls AA, AAL, BBY, BK, CBS, COP, CSX, DB, EJ, F, FL, GE, GS, HSBC, HZNP, IMAX, KO, KSS, LEN, MAC, MYL, NEE, NTAP, NUAN, OC, PFE, SYY, TEVA, TSX, UAL, UUP, VALE, VMW, VZ, XLF, XOM, ZIOP. JOSH BROWN: Long AAPL, BAC, DE, DNKN, FSLR, JMBA, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, XON, XLE. JOE TERRANOVA: Long VRTS.