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Halftime Report is on the front lines of CNBC’s market coverage. CNBC’s Scott Wapner and the Street’s top investors get to the heart of the action as it’s happening and help set the agenda for the rest of the day. Halftime Report airs weekdays 12-1PM ET on CNBC TV. 

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    Stocks in the Second Half 7/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 45:08

    Markets coming off their worst first half in 50 years. Brian Sullivan and the Investing Committee debate if you should stick with stocks in the second half of the year and where to invest you money now. Plus, the big banks getting a price cut, are they still investable? Also, is the hottest trade of the year starting to cool? And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    Position for the Second Half 6/30/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 45:13

    Stocks plunge as we close out the first half of the year. Frank Holland and the Investment Committee discuss the best way to position your portfolio for the second half. Plus, we've got results from the Delivering Alpha Stock Survey, the Committee dive into the numbers. And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names

    Your Second Half Playbook 6/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 45:09

    With the S&P 500 on track for its worst first half return since 1970, Melissa Lee and the Investment Committee debate the best strategy for your second half playbook. How do you position your portfolio to handle the Fed's tightening policy? And later, Pete Najarian shares the Unusual Activity he's seeing in two names.

    What's Priced into Stocks? 6/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 45:05

    Inflation, Rates, and Recession Fears. Melissa Lee and the Investment Committee debate how much is priced into the market as we head into the final stretch of the quarter. Plus, Boeing a big winner today after a bullish call on the stock. The committee takes their position on the stock. Plus, Housing stocks making a big comeback lately. Should you get in?

    Bear Rally or Bottoming? 6/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 45:00

    Stocks coming of their first weekly gain in a month. Frank Holland and the Investment Committee debate if this is a bear trap or the beginning of a bottoming process. Plus, the big Banks getting ready to unveil their dividend and buyback plans. How to play the financials from here. Plus, One of the committee members making a move in Nike ahead of earnings after the bell. And, later, Jon Najarian reveals 3 trades in Unusual Activity.

    The Rally on Wall Street 6/24/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 60:42

    Listen to CNBC breaking news coverage of the Supreme Court's historic ruling overturning Roe v Wade. Plus, Frank Holland and the Investment Committee discuss today's big rally on Wall Street and what it may be signaling.

    The Fed & Your Money 6/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 52:41

    Fed Chair Powell continues his testimony on Capitol hill today. Frank Holland and the Investment Committee break down his remarks and take some positions. Plus, the transports sector have some names reporting, how should you treat these stocks. And later, Pete Najarian's latest options trades.

    Powell on the Hill 6/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 44:59

    Fed Chair Powell testifies before lawmakers on the economy. Melissa Lee and the investment committee debate what investors do from here. Plus, the committee making a lot of moves, especially in the mega-cap tech space. And, a bullish call on one semi stock that could go up 20% from here.

    Stocks are cheap, but is it Time to Buy? 6/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 45:09

    Stocks rallying after posting their worst week since March 2020. Melissa Lee and the Investment Committee debate whether stocks are cheap enough and whether it's time to start buying after the big fall. Plus, the Committee making some moves, we give you their trades. And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    When Will the Selling Stop? 6/17/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 46:08

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate when the selling will stop as stocks are on pace for the 10th negative week in the last 11. Brian Belski joins us to explain why he is still bullish in this environment. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    Protecting Your Portfolio 6/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 44:57

    Stock hit new lows with the Dow falling below 30,000 for the first time since late January 2021. Scott Wapner and Investment Committee debate how to protect your money from here and the best strategies to navigate the volatility. Plus, Josh Brown hitting the sell button on two stocks in his portfolio. And later, Jon Najarian reveals his latest trades in Unusual Activity.

    Bracing for Big Rate Hike 6/15/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 44:57

    The Fed set to announce the biggest rate hike in almost 30-years as stocks sit at their lowest levels of the year. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate how investors should be positioning ahead of this historic move. Also, the Committee making a lot of moves in this market. We debate their latest buys and sell. And later, Jon Najarian reveals his latest trades in Unusual Activity.

    Navigating the Volatility 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 44:48

    The Fed kicks off a two-day meeting on rates. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate what a bigger rate hike would mean for stocks and how investors should position from here. Also, how to play the crash in cryptos. And, is one of the hottest trades of the year losing steam?

    The Great Stock Shock 6/13/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 54:49

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate the great stock shock as markets sink to new lows for the year. How much more pain is ahead? Plus, Jonathan Krinsky joins us to explain why he thinks the risk is still to the downside for the market. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in two names.

    Inflation Fears: Protecting Your Portfolio 6/10/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 45:05

    Inflation hotter than feared. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate when prices will peak, how to position your portfolio from here and if the Fed will get even more aggressive on rates hikes next week. Plus, another earnings report, another big plunge. DocuSign falling 25%. Kevin O'Leary calls in to tell us what he's doing with the stock now. And later, Pete Najarian reveal his latest trades in Unusual Activity.

    Resilient or Ready to Break Down? 6/9/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 45:03

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate how to position your portfolio ahead of tomorrow's big inflation read. Plus, Josh Brown reveals his new buy, it's also a stock another committee member is looking at closely. And, this sector is up more than 10% on the past month. Is a big breakout ahead? And how much room does it have to run?

    Can Stock Continue to Climb? 6/8/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 45:04

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate if stocks can continue to climb higher and how to position ahead of this Friday's crucial inflation report. Plus, shares of Intel plunging as one firm on the street takes down its estimates again. And, is the housing trade starting to crack? And later, Pete Najarian reveals his latest trades in Unusual Activity.

    The Great Margin Squeeze 06/07/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 45:00

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee discuss Target's big warnings and what it means for retail, consumer and corporate earnings. Plus, Wall St. not giving up on the hottest trade this year. How much more room is there to run? Also, have recession risks been fully priced into banks stocks? And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    Time to Trust the Rally?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 44:54

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee discuss the rally in stocks and why some market analysts say it's poised to continue. Plus, the Committee discuss Apple ahead of it's big Worldwide Developer's Conference today, is it time to buy the name? And later, Jon Najarian share some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    Trouble Ahead for Big Tech? 6/3/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 45:02

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate the viability of tech stocks in this market after a star analyst raises new worries about Apple. Plus, Tom Lee joins us to explain why he thinks the FAANG names and the NASDAQ will be the first to rebound. And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    Stocks Closer to a ‘Buy' than 'Sell'? 6/2/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 45:01

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate if stocks are now closer to a buy than a sell. Plus, Microsoft cuts it guidance. Are more earnings revisions coming? And what will it mean for this market? Plus, the best performing sector this year getting more bullish calls. The committee discuss how much higher it can go from here. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    June Swoon for Stocks? 6/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 44:55

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate what June will hold for Stocks after a volatile, but ultimately flat May. Plus, Mark Fisher of MBF Trading Joins us to talk Energy and why Nat Gas remains the better trade over oil. And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity in three names.

    Trust the Recent Rally? 5/31/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 45:02

    Melissa Lee and the Investment Committee debate whether the recent run is a bear market rally or something more meaningful. BTIG's Jonathan Krinsky joins us to explain why he thinks the market is setup to go lower this Summer. Plus, BMO's Brian Belski says why communication stocks are due for a rebound. And later, the Investment Committee weighs in on some big earnings after the bell.

    Can Stocks Keep Rallying? 5/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 45:06

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate if the move in stocks is sustainable as stocks look to break multi-week losing streaks. Plus, one top financial advisor is making a lot changes to his portfolio – and raising a lot of cash. And, Jon Najarian is tracking big options activity in three names.

    Is The Bounce Sustainable? 5/26/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 45:04

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate whether this bounce is sustainable after the market finally breaks the longest weekly losing streak in two decades. Plus, NVIDIA price targets have been cut across the board, what does it mean for the stock. And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    The State of the Tech Trade 5/25/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 43:06

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee discuss the state of the tech trade as NVIDIA earnings loom large this afternoon. Plus, Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research cuts his S&P Outlook, he joins us to explain why. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in two names.

    Oh Snap! Long-Awaited Rally Doomed? 05/24/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 44:43

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate whether Snap's outlook and plunge in socials stocks have derailed the long-awaited rally. Plus, Best Buy and Abercrombie both cut their outlooks. What's next for the retail wreck. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in one energy name.

    Is a Sustained Bounce Possible? 5/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 44:08

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate whether a short-term rally is possible after the Dow's eight straight week loss. Plus, financials rallying on bullish comments from JPMorgan. Is it time to start buying the battered banks? Also, Energy is up 50% year-to-date, is a shakeout coming? And, we're answering your questions in Ask Halftime.

    The S&P Enters a Bear Market 5/20/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 44:29

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate when the selling will stop as the S&P officially enters a bear market on an intraday basis. Plus, is it safe to start buying the tech wreck? Also, the Committee making a lot of moves in this market. We unveil and debate them. Palo Alto surges on an earnings beat, should you buy the cyber names? And later, JP Morgan calls Salesforce “to cheap to ignore”. Is it the right call?

    Is the Bottom Getting Closer? 5/19/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 44:01

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate how close the market is to a bottom as the Dow hits a new intraday low today. Plus, Jim Lebenthal finally cuts his S&P price target, he's on to explain how he feels about stocks right now. And later, BTIG's Jonathan Krinsky says there's nowhere to hide in this market, he'll join us to explain.

    Is the Bear Bounce Dead? 5/18/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 52:46

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate whether the retail blow-up just crushed the bear market bounce in its tracks. Plus, the Mega Cap Tech Trade under pressure, how should you trade this sector. And later, Visa and Mastercard initiated as buys, the payment stocks are our Call of the Day.

    Is a Rally Coming? 5/17/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 45:03

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee discuss the evaporating rally and why stocks can't seem to gain traction and go higher. Also, what Walmart's earnings are signaling about the consumer. Plus, a bullish call on one semi stock – why it can rally 50% from here. It's our Call of the Day.

    Bear Bounce Coming? 5/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 44:58

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate the state of the market with the Dow coming off seven straight weeks of losses. Is a bear bounce coming or has it already passed us by? Plus, Steve Weiss, Mr. Negative himself is buying a stock. He calls in to the show to reveal the name. Plus, Joe Terranova selling out of two names.

    The Great Big Bounce: Are we Going Higher? 5/13/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 47:32

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee discuss the rebound in stocks and if you can trust in this bounce. BTIG's Jonathan Krinsky joins us to weigh in on how high he thinks the market can go from here. Plus, Elon Musk wavers on his Twitter acquisition, is the deal in jeopardy? And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    Mega Cap Meltdown in an Unsettled Market 5/12/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 45:01

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate this unsettled market as mega caps continue falling. Are stocks getting ready for a rally or is more wreckage ahead? Plus, General Motors and Ford both getting downgraded, are the legacy car makers reaching peak profits in 2022? And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in two names.

    Is a Market Bottom Close? 5/11/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 45:03

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee go bottom hunting and debate whether the worst of the selling is behind us. Is it OK to buy stocks again? Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel joins us to weigh in. Plus, Disney reports after the bell, the Committee take their positions on the name. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    Searching for a Bottom 5/10/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 50:19

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee search for a bottom in the market following multiple days of selling. Plus, Cathie Wood taking a stake in GM. The committee debates the move. SoFi tanking on the back of its earnings. How to play the Fintech trades from here. And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity in three names.

    How Much More Pain is Ahead? 5/9/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 44:57

    Melissa Lee and the Investment Committee debate how much bad news has now been baked into the market, and how much more pain is ahead for stocks. Plus, Bitcoin crushed, sitting at a 3 month low, is now a good time to get in? And later, the energy sector is on pace for its worst day in 2 months, is this a good buying opportunity?

    Navigating the Volatility 5/6/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 47:29

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate the best way to navigate the market turmoil and quality stocks that look like bargains now. Plus, safety in the sell-off – the top dividend names to watch. And later, Jon Najarian reveals his latest trades in unusual activity.

    Protecting Your Portfolio 5/5/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 60:25

    A massive sell-off after a massive rally. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate how to protect yourself from all the volatility. Brian Belski of BMO joins us after he called for the Wednesday rally, he explains what he thinks about today's reversal. Plus, our resident bull, Jim Lebenthal, calls in to describe his strategy on days like today. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity in four names.

    The Market's Moment of Truth 5/4/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 44:56

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate the state of the market with a historic fed decision dropping today. What needs to happen for stocks to stage a rally? Plus, Stephanie Link buys Starbucks and sells all of her chip stocks. She explains why. Plus, results of the CNBC Stock Picker poll. The sectors and stocks to watch from here.

    The True State of Stocks: Is the Bottom In? 5/3/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 45:06

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate whether the correction has run its course and the bottom is in. Plus, Alitmeter Capital's Brad Gerstner joins us to discuss everything from the Fed, to the Market, to stocks he's buying now. And later, Jon Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in three names.

    New Month, New Risks? 5/2/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 44:39

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate whether stocks are in for better days as the Fed looms and the market braces for more volatility. Plus, BMO's Brian Belski joins us to explain why he's bullish with a 5300 price target for the S&P by year end. And later, Pete Najarian shares Unusual Activity he's seeing in two names.

    Big Tech in the Books: What's Next for Stocks 4/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 45:02

    Big tech earnings drawing to a close and a rough month comes to an end. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate the road ahead for your money as the Fed gears up for rate hikes next week. Plus, Elon Musk selling Tesla to fund his Twitter purchase. Is Tesla stock at risk? And later, Jon Najarian's latest trades in Unusual Activity

    Moment of Truth for Tech 4/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 44:52

    Apple reports earnings after the bell. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate how to position your trades headed into the results and discuss how much is riding on the results for the stock market. Plus, Teladoc shares plunging after earnings, losing half their value. But, one committee member is buying the stock! Plus, the trade ahead of Intel earnings. And later, Jon Najarian reveals his latest trades in Unusual Activity.

    The Unsettled Market 4/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 43:54

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate the real state of tech as mixed earnings come out of the biggest names, with even more earnings releasing today. Plus, Boeing getting crushed, Jim Lebenthal calls in to say he's made mistake owning the company. What's he going to do from here? And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity he's seeing in two names.

    Judgement Day for Big Tech 4/26/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 43:28

    The NASDAQ under heavy selling pressure today, fueled by tech. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee discuss how to position for Microsoft and Alphabet earnings after the bell. How much is riding on it for the markets? Also, the Committee unveil their latest buys and sells. Plus, GM set to report earnings after the bell, the committee take their positions. And later, Pete Najarian reveals his new trades in Unusual Activity.

    How to Navigate the Volatility 4/25/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 44:08

    Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee discuss all the negative news in the market from Fed Fears to China and COVID. Plus, earnings season gets into full swing this week. The committee discuss the two stocks that matter the most for the market. The energy sector falling into correction territory, but still the best sector this year. How to play it from here. And later, cryptos getting crushed. Bitcoin back below $39,000. Is it safe to buy yet?

    Hawkish Fed & Stocks 4/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 44:20

    A Fed fueled sell-off on Wall Street. Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate how much 50 and 75 basis point rate hikes are priced into this market. Plus, Apple and Microsoft getting ready to report earnings next week. How much is riding on it for the tech trade? Plus, the committee take their positions on Cleveland-Cliffs and American Express on the back of their earnings.

    Netflix: Buy vs. Bail 4/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 44:01

    Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman bailing on Netflix, but Josh Brown and Jon Najarian are buying. Scott Wapner and the investment committee debate what's the right move from here, as Netflix falls for a second day. Plus, Tesla surging after reporting a record quarter. Is this now a must-own stock? Plus, Airlines flying high on earnings. Should you buy the group? And later, Jon Najarian reveals his latest trades in Unusual Activity.

    A Nightmare on Wall Street: Netflix Crushed 4/20/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 43:56

    Netflix shares plunging after reporting its first subscriber loss in more than 10-years. But, Josh Brown is buying the stock! Scott Wapner and the Investment Committee debate his new move. Plus, IBM soaring to its earnings beat. Should you buy this old-tech name? And, Tesla gearing up to report earnings after the bell. The committee gets ready. And later, Pete Najarian shares some Unusual Activity in three names.

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