Video gaming stocks are having a great year so far. CNBC’s Trading Nation takes a closer look at the current investment opportunity in video gaming and esports, longer-term catalysts and how investors can gain exposure to the space through the VanEck Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO). ESPO—which seeks to track the MVIS® Global Video Gaming and eSports Index—provides investors access to a diversified basket of video gaming and esports stocks.
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