zero sum game

Bud Fox: How much is enough? Gordon Gekko: It’s not a question of enough, pal. It’s a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn’t lost or made, it’s simply transferred from one perception to another. ref: http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0012282/quotes

In game theory and economic theory, a zero-sum game is a mathematical representation of a […]