Capital Alert: August 16, 2018

Stable Rates and Signs of Strength

U.S. Treasury yields have held steady during the week while the economy continues to impress, and Walmart reported its best sales growth in more than a decade. On the tariff front, the potential for some relief in the trade standoff between China and the U.S. is helping reduce elevated caution that’s been impacting markets over the last few months. As the economy continues to show signs of strength and with interest rates holding steady, debt and equity sources are looking to engage across a variety of products and markets.