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    CNBC screened the large cap S&P 500 index to see where the hottest parts of the dividend stock market have been.

  • Trending 'motif' trades

    Motif Investing essentially allows its customers to create their own exchange-traded funds around themes, CEO Hardeep Walia says.

  • Financial writer says use home equity to buy stocks

    Financial writer Jonathan Yates thinks homeowners should tap into their home equity to buy stocks. Herb Greenberg,, strongly disagrees.

  • Should you rent or own your home?

    David Neithercut, Equity Residential CEO, and Doug Yearly, Toll Brothers CEO, discuss their real estate partnership and the pros and cons of renting versus owning a home.

  • The dream used to be a house you paid for with a steady paycheck. But fewer hours worked at lower-wage jobs is severely altering that, especially for young people.

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    The fundamental face of shopping malls is beginning to change; rather than just retail with a food court, malls are now becoming entertainment destinations.

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    One of the biggest upsides to the downturn in housing has been a surge in demand for apartments. That resulted in a strong rise in rents and a big drop in vacancies over the past few years, as investors rushed to build more supply. Now, just as that supply is about to come on line, demand appears to be weakening.

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    Fundamentally this cheap real estate play looks awfully tempting, but technicals suggest otherwise - if you don't resist, you may be sorry.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Fast Money Portfolio

    One way to get into commercial real estate is via real estate investment trusts, Green Street Advisors’ Mike Kirby said Tuesday.

  • Homes and dice

    Wall Street has bet big over the past few months on a housing recovery that, according to most views, is still likely a good distance in the future.

  • Lehman Brothers

    Lehman Brothers is now co-owner of real estate firm Archstone-Smith, the same entity that played a major role in bringing down the infamous Wall Street bank. The New York Times reports.

  • The “Mad Money” host recommends this REIT ETF over individual stocks.

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    “People are moving out of Mom and Dad’s basement finally, but they are renting or buying apartments rather than homes,” says one economist.

  • With bond interest rates at all-time-low yields to maturity, concerns about a double-dip recession are mounting and baby boomers are beginning to retire, so the need to generate income has become increasingly important and difficult to attain.

  • It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down? To answer this question, the street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. With data from Thomson Reuters, took a look at

    The prices and analyst estimates presented here are as of the market close on June 8, 2011. So, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Click ahead to find out!

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 27.

  • Home For Rent

    Something may finally start to move the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation, the core consumer price index: rent prices.

  • The risk trade: out of banks, hide in REITs. Another weak day for banks, particularly regional banks. It's been an absolutely miserable month: the Regional Bank HOLDRs Trust, a basket of regional banks, is down about 12 percent in August. The good news..?

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 28.