US STOCKS-Indexes drop as global security worries intensify

martes 24 de noviembre de 2015 10:53 GYT
 

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

* Travel, leisure stocks fall after Turkey downs Russian jet

* Tiffany down after results

* Energy stocks rise with crude oil prices

* Indexes down: Dow 0.46 pct, S&P 0.42 pct, Nasdaq 0.39 pct (Updates to open, adds comment)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. shares fell on Tuesday as investors turned to less-risky assets after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, even as GDP data indicated healthier economic growth.

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 about 2 percent on the prospect of more turmoil in the Middle East. Gold also rose.   Continuación...