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What would Alfred Nobel say about prize for finance?

STOCKHOLM: The Nobel prize in economics, to be announced on Monday, has increasingly honoured research in the field of finance -- a subject which, observers note, is far from founder Alfred Nobel's philanthropic ideals. The economics prize…

Alfred Nobel used dynamite fortune to create prizes

STOCKHOLM: Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel, who made a vast fortune from his invention of dynamite in 1866, ordered the creation of the famous Nobel prizes in his will. His 1895 testament stipulated his fortune was to be placed…