NEW YORK (AP) â¿¿ Shares of some top silver companies are up at 1 p.m.:

Hecla Mining Co. rose $.06 or 1.1 percent, to $5.32.

Pan American Silver Corp. rose $.15 or .9 percent, to $17.30.

Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose $.02 or .2 percent, to $14.58.

Silver Wheaton rose $.02 or .1 percent, to $33.70.

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