Final Note

Now that’s an unexpected energy boost. (Thanks, Cuba)

Kai Ryssdal Dec 17, 2014
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Final Note

Now that’s an unexpected energy boost. (Thanks, Cuba)

Kai Ryssdal Dec 17, 2014
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Cuba and the United States are taking steps to normalize their long-troubled relationship in both politics and economics.

In response, tons of investors bought stock in the Cuba Beverage Company. Shares were up nearly 140 percent at one point, according to the Wall Street Journal. The thing is, the Cuba Beverage Company is an energy drink firm out of San Diego. No relation to Cuba, the country, at all.

It’s not a big energy drink company. The shares only rose to 4 cents apiece. Caveat emptor, nonetheless.

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