The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology editor Andrew Tonner and industrials editor Brendan Byrnes discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, they discuss the highest seven dividend yields in the semiconductor space in 2012. This industry, while highly cyclical, shows promise and may recover in the not-too-distant future. Investors looking for strong dividends and the potential to get in early on a possible industrywide upswing will want to keep these stocks on their watchlist in 2012.

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