Those surprised by the market's strength in recent weeks should be even more impressed with the rebound in China, where both their market and economy have proven among the most resilient in the world.
Global specialist Nicholas Vardy adds, "While the US markets are rising, Asian stocks are on fire." ETF expert Paul Tracy adds, "China funds have screamed to the top of the performance charts."
In large part, this strength is due to the country's stimulus program. Tracy points out, "To combat the sagging global economy, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao orchestrated a massive 4 trillion yuan ($586 billion) stimulus package.
Indeed, Stephen Leeb notes, "There are now signs that the huge stimulus is bearing fruit."
As such, we've turned to 12 leading newsletter editors who offer some of their favorite ideas for those seeking direct exposure to long-term growth in China.
Timonthy Lutts is impressed with the growth opportunities in the online gaming sector and recommends to NetEase.com (NASDAQ: NTES) and Shanda Interactive (NASDAQ: SNDA), the leading players in the Chinese Internet gaming industry. Read the full post here.
Jim Trippon is partial to the wireless telecom sector as a means of investing in China. His current favorites are the two largest wireless carriers in China -- China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) and China Unicom (NYSE: CHU). Read the full post here.
Also in the healthcare field, Tony Sagami recommends China Nepstar (NYSE: NPD), a firm that is changing the fragmented market for mom-and-pop drug stores stores to a larger pharmacy chain model. Read the full post here.
Global expert Nick Lanyi also recommends a diversified stake in China through a mutual fund. His choice is The China Fund (NYSE: CHN), which includes companies in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Read the full post here.
Nicholas Vardy recommends a diversified approach through an ETF. His recommended choice to play China is through Hong Kong, and he suggests buying the iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index (NYSE: EWH). Read the full post here.
Finally, while Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) is not a China based stocks, we include it in this special report, as Richard Moroney is recommending the shares of the wireless technology company as a play on the roll out of a 3G network in China. Read the full post here.