The fact is that TSM is the world's largest and most strategically important semiconductor foundry.
The quartet consists of a tech giant, an entertainment behemoth, a semiconductor producer and a toolmaker.
Thursday's stock market action was hardly as disheartening after Wednesday's big day as many portrayed it to be.
A social media giant, an online marketplace, a semiconductor producer and an automaker make the latest list of unloved stock losers.
It won't be surprising to see folks focus on earnings estimates being too high once late December and early January roll around.
Plus, Fed officials shouldn't pretend that they are applying science to their decision-making, because they can't.
At the high-end computing game is there anyone better? The simple answer is no.
Nvidia's latest results are giving its shares a small boost, but its technical signals are mixed at best.
Shares of the chipmaker have firmed recently to move above the 50-day moving average line.
Chipmakers need to diversify their production bases, which for better or worse will impact Taiwan, current center of the chip fabrication sector.