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The presidential effect on foreign business deals

May 23, 2016
How do so many big deals happen right when the commander-in-chief visits another country?
U.S.President Barack Obama waves to the press on Saturday before leaving for his week-long trip to Japan and Vietnam. While in Hanoi, Vietnam, Obama announced a series of business deals between American companies and Vietnamese businesses and entities.
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