Best of the Fool: Top 5 articles of the past week (12 to 16 August)

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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)

Apple “extremely undervalued”  August 14, 2013

Companies mentioned: Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), JB Hi-Fi (ASX: JBH), Harvey Norman (ASX: HVN), David Jones (ASX: DJS).

3 small caps you could buy today  August 15, 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).

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

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

These 4 stocks could make you rich  August 14, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Telstra (ASX: TLS), Coca-Cola Amatil (ASX: CCL), S&P/ASX 200 index (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO), Washington H. Soul Pattinson (ASX: SOL), Wesfarmers (ASX: WES)

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