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Top trader buys energy stocks on weak dollar

Chief market strategist for Virtus Investment Partners Joe Terranova
Adam Jeffery | CNBC
Chief market strategist for Virtus Investment Partners Joe Terranova

Top trader Joe Terranova bought more shares of energy stocks for his CNBC "Halftime Report" model portfolio as a play on the weakening U.S. dollar.

Terranova, whose 4 percent gains this year put him at the top of the competition, added to his holdings of EOG Resources, Concho Resources and Range Resources, which aid in the production of natural gas as well as oil.

Here's why: