The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Eric Bleeker, senior technology editor, and analyst Jim Royal discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Jim takes a look at Yum! Brands and its outstanding opportunity in China. While investors might be gun-shy about China because of recent accounting scandals, Yum! gives exposure to China while allowing investors to rest behind American corporate governance. In addition, Jim suggests some other alternative international opportunities, such as Arcos Dorados.

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