Best of the Fool: Top 5 articles of the past week (11 November to 17 November 2013)

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Your instant 5-share diversified portfolio  November 14, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B), Telstra (ASX: TLS),Coca-Cola Amatil (ASX: CCL), Challenger (ASX: CGF),  Beach Energy (ASX: BPT) and AtCor Medical (ASX: ACG)

Stuck on 2.5% interest? These dividends pay twice as much!  November 11, 2013

Companies mentioned:  S&P/ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) (^AXJO), Telstra (ASX: TLS), Myer (ASX: MYR) and IOOF Holdings (ASX: IFL)

Diversify your stock-picking with these 3 investment companies  November 11, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Macquarie Holdings (ASX: MQG), Platinum Asset Management (ASX: PTM) and Magellan Financial Group (ASX: MFG)

Which companies should a retiree buy?  November 14, 2013

Companies mentioned:   Woolworths (ASX: WOW), Wesfarmers (ASX: WES), CSL (ASX: CSL), Telstra Corporation (ASX: TLS) and Coca-Cola Amatil (ASX: CCL).

1 stock overlooked by the market   November 14, 2013

Companies mentioned:  Challenger (ASX: CGF)

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