A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are sharply lower in response to North Korea's firing of a missile that passed over Japan. We get the Case Shiller home price index this morning and a read on consumer confidence.
-Gold is up to a 9 1/2 month high of $1,325 an ounce and the yield on the 10-year treasury note is down to 2.1 percent, both thanks to North Korea fears.
NORTH KOREA THREAT
-President Donald Trump has issued a statement saying that "all options are on the table" in response to North Korea's missile launch. The U.N. Security Council will meet today to discuss the issue.