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de_la_rosa
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re: TSMC enjoys sales bonanza
de_la_rosa   2/8/2013 4:06:57 PM
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1 month ago, EE-Times publishes a contrasting report: " TSMC sales fall steeply, as predicted " http://www.eetimes.com/design/eda-design/4404714/TSMC-sales-fall-steeply--as-predicted Almost every article and opinion is nonsense. Are there any good alternatives too EE Times?

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re: TSMC enjoys sales bonanza
yalanand   2/11/2013 8:17:50 AM
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Any particular reason for this sudden jump in its revenues ? Will TSMC be able to maintain this growth in future too ?

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re: TSMC enjoys sales bonanza
RobDinsmore   2/11/2013 6:15:06 PM
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@supersonic I don't understand your complaint. December sales were lower than November and January sales went back up. TSMC predicted a decrease in their Q4 sales months earlier, hence the bit about the prediction.

de_la_rosa
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re: TSMC enjoys sales bonanza
de_la_rosa   2/12/2013 2:26:28 AM
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hello Rob. English is not my first language. Here I try to explain. 2 articles on TSMC that imply or suggest problems or booms in trade based on very short term / macro revenue figures.

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re: TSMC enjoys sales bonanza
eewiz   2/12/2013 11:33:10 AM
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"2 articles on TSMC that imply or suggest problems or booms in trade based on very short term / macro revenue figures." Maybe this was not implied. For eg, in the last article Peter says annual sales were good. A

de_la_rosa
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de_la_rosa   2/12/2013 1:01:55 PM
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I think juicy titles are given without real meaning. There is no relevance in marginal differences of revenue from December to January. Frustration derives from that most articles on EE times do this. Perhaps deliberate to entice opinion and reaction?



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