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Best of the Fool: Top 3 articles of the day (04 October, 2013)

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These 5 big-name stocks are down, should you be buying them?  October 04, 2013

Companies mentioned:   S&P/ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) (^AXJO), ANZ (ASX: ANZ), Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA), Leighton Holdings (ASX: LEI), Fairfax Media (ASX: FXJ), Telstra (ASX: TLS) and M2 Telecommunications (ASX: MTU)

4 companies that grew dividends by more than 20% this year  October 04, 2013

Companies mentioned:  SkyCity Entertainment (ASX: SKC), Woodside Petroleum (ASX: WPL), CSL (ASX: CSL) and Ramsey Health Care (ASX: RHC)

BHP sees ‘incredibly large opportunity’  October 04, 2013

Companies mentioned:  BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP), Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) and Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG)

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