Best of the Fool: Top 3 articles of the day (12 August, 2013)

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5 stocks for a diversified portfolio August 12, 2013

Companies mentioned: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) (^AXJO), ANZ (ASX: ANZ),  Telstra (ASX: TLS), Metcash (ASX: MTS), Leighton Holdings (ASX: LEI), Mortgage Choice (ASX: MOC)

Buy stocks now, while they’re cheap! August 12, 2013

Companies mentioned: Telstra (ASX: TLS), Westfield (ASX: WDC), S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO),

New News Corp’s new CEO August 12, 2013

Companies mentioned: News Corp’s (ASX: NNC), Twenty-First Century Fox (ASX: FOX), ASX 200 (ASX: XJO)

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