Halftime's trades to go before Memorial Day

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Top trades for the 2nd half: ESPR, .VIX, .RUT

The "Halftime Report" traders gave us their look ahead with just hours before the holiday weekend.

Stephen Weiss was bullish on Esperion Therapeutics.

Dan Greenhaus and Josh Brown highlighted the effects of low volume days on the stock market.

Trader disclosure: On May 22, 2015, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Halftime Report" traders: Josh brown is long AAPL, BAC, DE, DNKN, FSLR, JMBA, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, XON, XLE. Steve Weiss is long AAL, C, CDK, ENDP, ESPR, FEYE, FINL, HEDJ, JD, NBIX, NCR. Today he bought FEYE.