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  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

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    A confluence of economic and market conditions make them an excellent option for diversifying a portfolio: low interest rates, a strong potential for inflation, lots of available capital and real estate bargains.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Cramer’s reason for liking dividend-paying stocks hasn’t changed: They can offer great protection in a volatile market. But these days there are two kinds of dividend plays that he recommends. First, the classic “accidental high-yielders.” These are the stocks with small payouts that wouldn’t ordinarily offer high yields. But because of downward pressure in the markets, which has hurt their share prices, those yields have shot up. Now investors get more bang for their buck. The added benefit of

    We pulled together the best of best of these two kinds of dividend plays – Cramer’s 13 favorite names right now. They could offer just the kind of defense that you need.

  • Get the lowdown on this accidentally high-yielder.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 24.

  • What investing theme does Cramer say is the "best" he's ever seen in his life? It's the mobile Internet theme, and it's the latest in his list of the most important investing themes of the year. The same theme he's been highlighting all week.

  • Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.

  • Especially in volatile times, dividends can be a way for investors to more effectively safeguard returns.  Many publicly held corporations pay out a portion of their  earnings to shareholders, giving investors a payback whether the stock price goes up or down.  Cramer's Rule Number Four in his "" calls these "buffers."Calculated as a percentage of share price, dividends have the potential to be cut or changed and yields vary as share prices fluctuate. For the purposes of this report, dividend yi

    Especially in volatile times, dividends can be a way for investors to more effectively safeguard returns. So, what are the biggest dividend yields on the S&P 500? Click ahead to find out!

  • The real estate investment trusts (REITs) sector has had a great run over the last few months, but here are some areas you can still consider for your portfolio, said Paul Puryear, director of real estate research at Raymond James.

  • Wall Street is just giving it away, Cramer says. Find out how you can get some.

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    After taking a beating for two years, real estate investment trusts are popular again with investors looking for bargains and a way to capitalize on an industry rebound.

  • Jerry Doctrow at Stifel Nicolaus sees a very sanguine corner of the property market: health-care REITs. He offered CNBC his take on the subsector -- and his favorite stocks.

  • To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.

  • Yes, global real estate is slowing down. But 5-star manager Joe Rodriguez says that you can still profit -- if you "focus" on quality.

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    According to data provided by Locatestock.com, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF was the top issue last week sought by short sellers who use its service.  John Tabacco, CEO of Locatestock.com, said other frequently requested stocks last week include Ambac, the bond insurer, then Companhia Siderurgica Nacional, the Brazilian steelmaker, followed by bond insurer MBIA. Health Care Reit Inc spacer was also on his top five list.