Once considered to be a cash cow for investors, finding semiconductor stocks to buy and hold can be daunting these days. The iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX), an exchange traded fund that holds 30 leading semiconductor stocks, is down more than 35% so far this year as a chip shortage continues to stress the industry. But if you’re a…

The global shortage of semiconductor chips needed to power a wide variety of electronics used in everything from automobiles and home appliances to smartphones and personal computers is still causing big headaches. Source: Shutterstock Overall automobile sales have rebounded to pre-pandemic levels during the first half of 2021, with 8.3 million vehicles sold through June,…

The semiconductor chip shortage that’s been frustrating a wide swath of businesses around the globe — from automakers to household electronics manufacturers to video game makers — may soon diminish. Source: Shutterstock In fact, the world is likely in the deepest part of the shortage right now, according to industry analysts at The Goldman Sachs…