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

Hecla Mining Co. rose $.06 or 1.0 percent, to $6.15.

Pan American Silver Corp. rose $.05 or .2 percent, to $20.41.

Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose $.18 or 1.2 percent, to $15.11.

Silver Wheaton rose $.02 or percent, to $40.62.

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