Traders highlight dollar, financials

CNBC's "Halftime Report" traders tackled the dollar and financials as trading entered the second half of the day.

Joe Terranova and Jim Lebenthal discussed whether investors need a new dollar strategy as the currency rallied Tuesday.

Pete Najarian focused on financials — particularly Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase.

Trader disclosure: On May 26, 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, DKS, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, LLY, MBLY, MRK, PEP, PFE, he is long calls AAL, AAPL, BBY, COP, EEM, F, GE, GS, IMAX, LEN, MT, NEE, PFE, SYY, TEVA, TJX, UAL, UPS, VZ, WSM, XLF. Josh Brown is long AAPL, BAC, DE, DNKN, FSLR, JMBA, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TNET, TWTR, XON, XLE. Joe Terranova is long VRTS. Jim Lebenthal is long AAPL, BP, C, CSCO, DCO, EEQ, GAIA, GM, IBM, INTC, JCP, MPC, OA, ORBC, PFE, QCOM, SJT, SPLS, TGT, TIF, TRMB, WGO.