The recent share-price swings in the semiconductor space could justifiably leave some investors scratching their heads. Names that have struggled in recent years like Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) have absolutely crushed the market, while Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), one of the best-positioned companies in this space, has been embarrassed by just about every other stock on the market. It's easy for investors to get caught up in the short-term swings. In the video below, Fool contributor Andrew Tonner explains why Qualcomm is the best pick for long-term investors.

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