Best of the Fool: Top 3 articles of the day (08 October, 2013)

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Wesfarmers vs. Woolworths: Buy, hold or sell?  October 08, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Wesfarmers (ASX: WES), Woolworths (ASX: WOW), S&P/ASX 300 Index (Index: ^AXKO) (ASX: XKO), Metcash (ASX: MTS) and Goodman Fielder (ASX: GFF)

5 industries – and companies – to drive the economy for 20 years  October 08, 2013

Companies mentioned:  BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP), Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO), Ruralco (ASX: RHL), Nufarm (ASX: NUF), Woodside Petroleum (ASX: WPL), Santos (ASX: SAN), Navitas (ASX: NVT), Webjet (ASX: WEB) and Yellow Brick Road (ASX: YBR)

Why Linc Energy is being crushed  October 08, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Linc Energy (ASX: LNC), Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO), Woodside Petroleum (ASX: WPL) and BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP).

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