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The 10 Best Stocks for 2013 – Who Will Win the Crown?

A few of these top stocks are slaying the broader market

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#3: Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF

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Mebane Faber

Mebane Faber had a pretty simple reason for his choice in the Best Stocks for 2013 contest: The Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (GREK), which tracks Greek stocks, was dirt-cheap.

As Faber put it last December: “While the ETF is up a whopping 80% since bottoming out at $8.78, the MSCI Greece index is still down more than 80% from the peak.”

Yeah, yeah … the sole ETF on our Best Stocks for 2013 list isn’t technically a stock. But the fund has definitely held some of the best stocks of 2013 as the market continues to recover from its debt crisis.

Of course, the 27% gains of this Best Stocks for 2013 entry is right in line with the broader market’s, so its hardly out-of-this-world. But for now, it’s at least good enough for the bronze medal in our contest.

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