NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- As U.S. equities continue to show signs of weakness due to fears of crippling debt in emerging Europe and a possible hiccup in the economic recovery, many have turned to alternative regions, in particularly Asia, to seek returns.When speaking of Asia, the first nation to come to mind is China, but there are many more nations that are likely to continue to outperform. As a region, Asia has drawn attention due to its large growth rates and its ability to emerge out of the global recession with a V-shaped recovery. Take Hong Kong, for example, whose economy grew at a seasonally adjusted 3.3% in the second quarter of the year and is benefiting from China's stellar growth. The region has been able to pull itself up by its boot straps mainly due to fiscal stimulus plans, which accounted for nearly 4% of GDP, higher than any other region of the world.
Going Beyond China With ETFs
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutinyquantitative, fundamental and technical analysisto maximize profit potential and minimize risk.
More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.