US STOCKS-Wall St set to open down as security worries intensify

martes 24 de noviembre de 2015 09:47 GYT

* U.S. Q3 GDP growth revised to 2.1 pct from 1.5 pct

* Travel,leisure stocks fall after Turkey downs Russian jet

* Futures down: Dow 109 pts, S&P 13.5 pts, Nasdaq 32.5 pts (Adds details, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 24 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open lower on Tuesday as investors fled risky assets after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, even as data pointed to stronger U.S. economic growth.

The U.S. Commerce Department revised third-quarter GDP growth to an annual rate of 2.1 percent, in line with market expectations but up from 1.5 percent estimated previously.

The data could give the Federal Reserve confidence to raise interest rates at its December meeting.

Global security concerns intensified after Turkey said it shot down a Russian warplane that had violated its airspace near the Syrian border, and after the U.S. State Department issued a global travel alert for Americans.

Crude oil prices were up more than 2 percent on the prospect of more turmoil in the Middle East. Gold also rose.   Continuación...