In advance of each and every trading day, I assess the condition of the equity market by bringing up-to-date an assortment of spreadsheets based on multiple stock-market metrics that collectively constitute my Risky Business Daily Market Seismometer. This assessment encompasses examination of these metrics as they apply to the Select Sector SPDR exchange-traded funds that carve the S&P 500 into nine slices. Completely uncoincidentally, sector SPDRs are the subjects of three of the four Seeking Alpha articles appearing in the Risky Business Monitor this week, as follows:
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