US Futures are Lower This Morning Following North Korea’s Missile Launch Over Japan

US futures are lower this morning following North Korea’s missile launch over Japan.  Geopolitical tensions rose in the Asian region after a missile fired by North Korea flew over Japan.  Global markets fell on this news and safe havens rose as Gold and US Treasuries are higher.  Investors are also still weighing the impact of Hurricane Harvey which continues to pour rain over the southern Texas region.  In economic data, the S&P/Case Shiller 20 city index rose 5.8% annual gain compared to estimates of a 5.7% gain.  Later today we will get consumer confidence data.  Markets in Asia closed mostly lower and European markets are trading down sharply.

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