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Best of the Fool: Top 5 articles of the past week (07 October to 13 October 2013)

Here are last week’s most popular stories on Fool.com.au:

6 stocks with 6% dividend yields  October 10, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Ausdrill (ASX: ASL), Metcash (ASX: MTS), Telstra (ASX: TLS), Ruralco Holdings (ASX: RHL), Data#3 (ASX: DTL) and BC Iron (ASX: BCI)

Should you buy Woodside Petroleum or Santos?  October 08, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Woodside Petroleum (ASX: WPL) and Santos (ASX: STO) and S&P/ASX 200 Index (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO).

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)

3 well-priced core stocks for your portfolio  October 10, 2013

Companies mentioned:   S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO), Wesfarmers (ASX: WES), Woolworths (ASX: WOW), Westfield Group (ASX: WDC), QBE Insurance Group (ASX: QBE) and Coca-Cola Amatil (ASX: CCL)

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)

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