The "Halftime Report" closed the show with their top thoughts on retail earnings ahead.
Pete Najarian suggests being very careful in the athleisure space.
Josh Brown is not interested in the retail sector.
Joe Terranova is watching Home Depot as he sees consumers buying big ticket items.
Jim Lebenthal keeping an eye on Urban Outfitters.
Trader disclosure: On November 16, 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: Long AAPL, BABA, DE, DNKN, FB, JMBA, NFLX, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TWTR, XLE, XON.
JOE TERRANOVA: Long VRTS.
JIM LEBENTHAL: Long AAPL, BA, C, CSCO, DCO, EEQ, GAIA, GM, INTC, JCP, MPC, OA, ORBC, PFE, QCOM, SPLS, TIF, TRN, WGO.
PETE NAJARIAN: Long AAPL, AMAT, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DIS, DISCA, DKS, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, MRK, PEP, PFE, PHM he is long calls AAPL, ABX, BAC, BEE, DAL, DOW, EMR, FIT, JOY, LUK, MRK, MSFT