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2005-10-30 11:36:28

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A quiet tug-of-war has begun over the role presumptive future Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke will play in Washington budget debates, with both conservatives and liberals hoping he'll be one of their own. Conservatives express confidence that Bernanke, if confirmed by the Senate to succeed Alan Greenspan next year, will do nothing to upset the Bush administration's apple cart when its comes to its tax-cutting agenda. Liberals, in contrast,...

2005-10-10 13:38:40

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on "game theory," which can help explain and resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences gave the 10 million crown prize to Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann for work that has found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and...

2005-10-10 09:15:09

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on "game theory," which can help resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 10 million crown prize to Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann for work that has found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and political...

2005-10-10 10:09:29

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on "game theory," which can help explain and resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences gave the 10 million crown prize to Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann for work that has found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and...

2005-10-10 07:26:40

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on the "game theory" analysis of strategic options, which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 10 million crown prize to Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann for work that has found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic...

2005-10-10 06:35:05

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Israel's Robert Aumann and American Thomas Schelling won the 2005 Nobel economics prize on Monday for their "game-theory analysis," which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war. Their studies have found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and political negotiations," said the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarding the 10 million crown prize. Aumann, 75, was born in...

2005-10-10 06:30:58

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Israel's Robert Aumann and American Thomas Schelling won the 2005 Nobel economics prize on Monday for their "game-theory analysis," which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war. Their studies have found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and political negotiations," said the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarding the 10 million crown ($1.3 million) prize.

2005-08-26 10:18:50

By Glenn Somerville JACKSON HOLE, Wyo (Reuters) - One difficulty in finding an heir to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is that after 18 years, many Americans equate the man with the institution, a paper delivered at a Fed symposium on Friday said. "He has been on the job so long, and has been so dominant and so successful, that few Americans any longer draw a distinction between 'Alan Greenspan' and 'the Federal Reserve'," said the paper written by Princeton University...

2005-08-04 17:11:59

By Tim Ahmann and Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is not wedded to the candidates most often cited as potential successors to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and wants to cast a wider net, sources close to the Bush administration said on Thursday. "It's a very loose stage of gathering names and trying to think broadly about everyone who could conceivably be possible," one source said. "There is no list, per se." Greenspan, who has led the U.S. central bank since...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.