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Open Balances (Weighing instruments)
Balances (Weighing instruments)

instrument used in laboratories and pharmacies to measure the mass or weight of a body. A balance functions by measuring the force of gravity that the

Open Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961

Feminist pragmatist, social settlement leader, and Nobel laureate, Emily Greene Balch was a world leader with an innovative intellectual and political

Open Bangalore (India)
Bangalore (India)

( bĕng-gä´´lōrō' ), formerly Bangalore băng-gӘlôr' , city (1991 pop. 2,651,000; metropolitan area 4,130,288), capital of Karnataka state, S central

Bank for International Settlements

Organization promoting international monetary and financial cooperation and serving as a bank for central banks. It is also a centre for economic and

Banking Act of 1933

The Banking Act of 1933, also known as the Glass-Steagall Act, was introduced as a response to the stock market crash of 1929. It established the

Open Bank of England
Bank of England

central bank and note-issuing institution of Great Britain. Popularly known as the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street, its main office stands on the

Open Bank of the United States
Bank of the United States

name for two national banks established by the U.S. Congress to serve as government fiscal agents and as depositories for federal funds; the first

Barnevik, Percy

Swedish business executive, who, as chair of Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), transformed the company into a model international corporation and the world's

Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron, 1879-1964

1879–1964, British financier, statesman, and newspaper owner, b. Canada. The son of a Scottish Presbyterian clergyman, he grew up near Beaverbrook,

Becker, Gary S. (Gary Stanley), 1930-

US economist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1992 for his work on a comprehensive economic theory of all aspects of human behaviour.