Mining companies and a handful of acquisitions were in focus on an otherwise quiet day on the stock market.Gold rose for a fourth day on reports of increased demand from China and silver gained the ... more 
Mining companies and a handful of acquisitions were in focus on an otherwise quiet day on the stock market.Gold rose for a fourth day on reports of increased demand from China and silver gained the most in three weeks. According to a source familiar with the matter, Benjamin Lawsky, New York's top banking regulator sent subpoenas to 22 digital-currency companies, including BitInstant and Dwolla, to determine whether new regulations should be adopted to govern the emerging industry, Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street after Japan's economic growth came in weaker than analysts had expected. The New York City Police Department's controversial "stop and frisk" crime-fighting tactics violate the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge ruled. less 
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