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This Is Like Buying into the NFL… in 1920

There's not a major sports league in the world today that wouldn't love to undergo 138% growth in just four years.

We're talking a total of 238 million viewers around the world for a new kind of "sport" that didn't really hit its stride until 2010.

To cash in on this fast-growing trend, a group of owners from the National Football League, National Basketball Association, and Major League Baseball recently invested more than $140 million to start their own teams.

And if the players look more like computer geeks than athletes, it's because that's just what they are. In the new field of "e-sports," teams duel it out over computer games while fans watch online or, believe it or not, at major arena-type venues like Madison Square Garden.

Here's the thing. Though the field is new, it's already ripe for disruption due to the richly immersive experience of virtual reality (VR).

Today, I'm going to reveal a VR firm that offers us a rare "Convergence Economy" play on the emerging lucrative mix of sports and digital tech.

Let's get started...


Every Stock on This List Will Triple the S&P 500's Returns

Here at Money Morning, we work with a team of 11 investing and market professionals who've invested real money for themselves and others over the decades they've spent in their respective fields.

In fact, as a group, these folks have close to 300 years of boots-on-the-ground experience in energy markets, global investing, precious metals and resources, technology investing and venture capital, and trading.

They've been brokers, traders, educators, engineers, soldiers, scientists, journalists, venture capitalists, government consultants, diplomats – a huge breadth of experience – and now they work for you to help make your investing more profitable.

And their recommendations have been profitable indeed.

Here are 10 of their very best picks. We always say we'll put our editors' research up against Wall Street's best anytime, and you'll see in a minute that these stocks have crushed the S&P 500's returns over the same time frame.

Here are three of the best, and you'll get a chance to check out the entire list a little further down - there's still a lot of upside left to run...

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Dow Jones News Today: Stocks Rise Ahead of the French Election and Weekly Jobless Claims

The Dow Jones news today is highlighted by a busy day of earnings reports, economic data, and reactions to the Federal Reserve's decision to maintain interest rates at current levels.

On Wednesday, the U.S. central bank held interest rates in place during the FOMC meeting, where the Fed voted unanimously to wait on a potential rate hike.

Here's a look at today's most important market events and stocks, plus a look at today's economic calendar...