Here Are 2011's Semiconductor Outperformers

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discusses emerging trends in technology.

In today's edition, Eric looks at the few companies in the semiconductor industry that are actually in positive territory this year. A few themes come through, such as companies selling communications chips or with exposure to high-growth regions like China.

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At the time this article was published Eric Bleekerand owns shares of no companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Qualcomm, Marvell Technology Group, and Intel. The Fool owns shares of and has bought calls on Intel.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of and creating a bull call spread position in Intel. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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