Tuesday, August 27, 2013 5:03 pm
Summary Box: Syria fears sink stocks
By The Associated Press
OIL JUMPS: Crude oil rose 3 percent to $109 a barrel, the highest closing price since February 2012.
AIRLINE STOCKS SINK: Energy prices dragged down airlines on concerns that higher oil prices could lead to higher fuel costs. United Continental Holdings fell 7 percent, and Delta Air Lines lost 6 percent.