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Run

A run consists of a series of bid and offer quotes for different securities or maturities. Dealers give and ask for runs from each other.

Run

An event in which many account holders at a bank withdraw all of their funds at the same time because they do not believe the bank is solvent. In the United States, runs were fairly common before the creation of the FDIC, which insures bank deposits up to a certain amount. See also: Panic.

run

1. A dealer's list of security offerings with respective bid and ask quotes. Compare off-the-run issue.
2. A sequence of security price movements in the same direction. Five straight days in which a stock price closes higher is an example of a run. Runs have been evaluated in order to determine if the charting of stock is a worthwhile way to earn an above-average return.

run

to start executing a specific PROGRAM on a COMPUTER.
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The man who ran off was wearing a blue jacket and jeans.
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Other fatalities that weekend included a motorcyclist who hit a big rig that pulled onto Highway 138 in front of him, a Lancaster man whose car ran off Business Center Parkway, and a Lake Los Angeles man whose compact ran a stop sign at a desert intersection.
PALMDALE - A motorist killed when his SUV ran off Pearblossom Highway and overturned was identified as Victor Vargas, 27, of Palmdale.
Defense attorneys said the woman lied about how the incident started: she stole Timothy O'Sullivan's wallet and ran off with it after he took off his clothes in his SUV, they said.