Investors should start to breathe easier as President Trump departs Friday to Saudi Arabia, kicking off his first international trip as president. 

Jasper Lawler, senior market analyst at London Capital Group, based in London, said the trip is a good distraction from the host of damaging media leaks this week that sparked a market selloff on Wednesday. 

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