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Josh Brown: Dr Pepper, Adobe set to break out

Dr Pepper soda in the warehouse at the Dr Pepper Snapple Group bottling plant in Louisville, Kentucky, in April 2015.
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Josh Brown of "Halftime Report" is buying Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Adobe for his CNBC Pro model portfolio as he believes the stocks are about to break out.

The CEO and co-founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management is currently in second place versus his peers. His contest portfolio is up over 7 percent this year, compared with the market's flat performance.

Here's why he's added both stocks…

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