Gold, VIX, Bitcoin Surge; Stocks, USDJPY Tumble After North Korean Missile Launch

Dow futures down over 120 points (and Nikkei 225 down over 200 points) at the reopen following North Korea's 'successful' firing of a ballistic missile across Japan.

Gold futures spiked to $1325 as USDJPY plunged...

The USDJPY is tumbling on the news... Breaking below 108.50, a break of April's 108.12 may require more than a little help from Kuroda and friends.

Japanese equity market futures plunged to 4-month lows...

 

And VIX futures are snapping higher...