Best of the Fool: Top 5 articles of the past week (21-27 October, 2013)

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3 companies to buy and hold for 20 years  October 21, 2013

Companies mentioned:  S&P/ASX 200 Index (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO), Telstra (ASX: TLS), Fisher & Paykel Healthcare (ASX: FPH), Resmed (ASX: RMD) and Woodside Petroleum (ASX: WPL)

5 great buying opportunities right now  October 21, 2013

Companies mentioned:   Cochlear (ASX: COH), G8 Education (ASX: GEM), Leighton Holdings (ASX: LEI), Webjet (ASX: WEB) and IMF Australia (ASX: IMF)

These 4 investment funds have soared  October 23, 2013

Companies mentioned: Platinum Management (ASX: PTM), Magellan Financial Group (ASX: MFG), Perpetual (ASX: PPT) and IOOF Holdings (ASX: IFL)

10 buys and sells for the rest of 2013  October 22, 2013

Companies mentioned: BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP), Cardno (ASX: CDD), Leighton (ASX: LEI), Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG), Suncorp (ASX: SUN), Qantas (ASX: QAN), GWA Group (ASX: GWA), Metcash (ASX: MTS), Navitas (ASX: NVT) and Tabcorp (ASX: TAH)

Top fund manager nervous as market hits new 5 year high  October 24, 2013

Companies mentioned: Treasury Group (ASX: TRG), OzForex (ASX: OFX), Virtus Health (ASX: VRT), S&P/ASX 200 Index (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) and iSelect’s (ASX: ISU)

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Motley Fool contributor Erin Bouwmeester does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned here.

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