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Second-Half Top Trades As Fourth-Quarter Kicks Off

The "Halftime Report" traders delivered their trades for the second half of the day as the fourth-quarter kicks off.

Steve Weiss: I'm watching hedge fund performance heading into the fourth-quarter. Some of them have been beating the markets and I think hedge fund performance will continue.

Joe Terranova: I would be very deliberate in acting in the markets right now with the jobs report tomorrow and a looming hurricane. I would be very patient and give it some time over the next couple of days before doing anything.

Jon Najarian: I'm holding Salesforce based on heavy call option activity we've seen. I'm going to hold the options on this name into the end of the day.

Pete Najarian: I'm watching FireEye. Lots of call buying today, watching to see if it can break above the $32 and hold above that.

Trader disclosure: On October 1, 2015 the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Halftime Report" were owned by the "Halftime Report" traders:

Pete Najarian: Long AAPL, AMAT, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DIS,DISCA, DKS, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, MRK, PEP, PFE, PHM he is long calls AA, ABX, BMY,COP, DAL, EEM, FL, MPEL, PFE, SWFT, UAL, XLF, XOM, ZIOP, he is long puts DISH,FCX, X

Joe Terranova: Long VRTS

Jon Najarian: Long FTR, NBL, PFE, PG, PPG, RAI, TEVA, WBA,XOM, ZSPH, ZTS he is long calls AAL, ABX, ADXS, BAX, BBY, BMY, CRM, F, FEYE,FL, GE, HLT, HZNP, ISIL, QCOM, MAR, MCK, MDLZ, NBL, NKE, PBR, PMCS, RAI, PFE,PPG, SWFT, TAP, YHOO he is long puts COH

Steve Weiss: Long AAL, C, CVC, GNRC, LULU, NCR, THC he is short X