Best of the Fool: Top 3 articles of the day (21 August, 2013)

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Your instant 5-share dividend portfolio  August 21, 2013

Companies mentioned: ANZ (ASX: ANZ), Telstra (ASX: TLS),  S&P/ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) (Index: ^AXJO), Myer (ASX: MYR), Leighton Holdings (ASX: LEI), Ausdrill (ASX: ASL)

Why is this stock up 90% this year?  August 21, 2013

Companies mentioned: G8 Education (ASX: GEM).

Top-yielding retailers to buy now  August 21, 2013

Companies mentioned: Myer (ASX: MYR), Country Road (ASX: CTY), OrotonGroup (ASX: ORL).

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