No matter what silver lining analysts mention to lessen the blow to semiconductor sentiment, I wouldn’t recommend bottom-picking at this time.
“If the US and the West impose destructive sanctions on China like sanctions against Russia, we must recover Taiwan. We must seize TSMC.”
Welcome to the world of semiconductor-grade neon gas that’s semi-dependent on Russia and Ukraine during a global supply chain crisis.
The just-in-time supply chain for semiconductor microchips fell into the abyss this week as China ordered power cuts to manufacturing facilities.
The entire American economy revolves around advanced microchips that are manufactured in Taiwan.