Best of the Fool: Top 3 articles of the day (16 October, 2013)

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3 stocks to protect your portfolio against a market fall  October 16, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG), Beadell Resources (ASX: BDR)Regis Resources (ASX: RRL) and Newcrest Mining  (ASX: NCM).

AMP’s survey shows where the big money is headed  October 16, 2013

Companies mentioned:   AMP (ASX: AMP)Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG) and Westpac (ASX: WBC).

Whitehaven Coal, Rio Tinto and Linc Energy: What you need to know about coal  October 16, 2013

Companies mentioned:   Whitehaven Coal (ASX: WHC)Leighton Holdings (ASX: LEI)Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) and Linc Energy (ASX: LNC).

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