SEOUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Following is a list of events in South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may influence financial markets.
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* The S&P 500 fell for a fourth day on Wednesday, weighed down by disappointing news from Chevron and Alcoa as the latest earnings season got under way.
* Global shares fell for a third day on Wednesday as corporate warnings of slower growth underscored concerns about a sluggish world economy, while oil prices slipped despite worries about the security of Middle East crude supplies.
* Oil prices fell in volatile trade on Wednesday as ongoing concerns about the economy and a weak kick-off to the earnings season weighed on stock markets.
* South Korean shares retreated, led by a slump in Samsung Electronics
following brokerage downgrades of Intel
that sparked a sell-off of U.S. technology firms overnight. IN THE KOREAN PRESS
Following is a summary of local press reports translated by Reuters. Reuters has not verified the content of these reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.
> Superior Essex Communications LP
that it completed construction of a power cable plant in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
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(Reporting by Daum Kim; Editing by Richard Pullin)
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