Semiconductor stocks tend to more than double the return of the S&P 500 market index in the long run, but the broader market is down by 13% this year and the chip sector is falling twice as fast instead. It's not hard to see why investors are so concerned with the long-term prospects of computer chip stocks. The chip shortage that started in the summer of 2020 is still going on, and the global economy isn't doing too hot in general.
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