Value investor Bill Nygren reveals what he's buying amid the market volatility

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Value investor Bill Nygren made several big moves after the market pullback, saying that he is focused on companies with excess cash. 

The Oakmark Funds portfolio manager said on "Halftime Report" that several companies that investors may not think of as value stocks are attractive during the coronavirus crisis.