Shares of Monster Beverage (MNST +12.5%) rally after the company issues a spirited defense on...

|About: Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Monster Beverage (MNST +12.5%) rally after the company issues a spirited defense on the safety of its caffeine-laced energy drinks. The pop is more closely tied to the general feeling yesterday's selloff was overdone than any indication the government review of high-caffeine drinks is going away anytime soon.