Best of the Fool: Top 3 articles of the day (16 August, 2013)

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5 dividend stocks that smash term deposits  August 16, 2013

Companies mentioned: Metcash (ASX: MTS), S&P/ASX 200 (ASX: XJO), David Jones (ASX: DJS), Myer (ASX: MYR), Cochlear (ASX: COH), Leighton Holdings (ASX: LEI).

3 small caps you could buy today  August 16, 2013

Companies mentioned: S&P/ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) (Index: ^AXJO), S&P/ASX 20 (ASX: XTL), Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA), ANZ (ASX: ANZ), Mortgage Choice (ASX: MOC)M2 Telecommunications (ASX: MTU), IMF Australia (ASX: IMF).

Want a stock with a high yield and the potential for a merger?  August 16, 2013

Companies mentioned: Prime Media (ASX: PRT), Seven West Media (ASX: SWM), Seven West Media (ASX: SWM).

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