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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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then, said I, I must run across, I am sure Miss Woodhouse will allow me just to run across and entreat her to come in; my mother will be so very happy to see herand now we are such a nice party, she cannot refuse.
Cabbages grew in plain sight; and a pumpkin-vine, rooted at some distance, had run across the intervening space, and deposited one of its gigantic products directly beneath the hall window, as if to warn the Governor that this great lump of vegetable gold was as rich an ornament as New England earth would offer him.
They always put in the long absence snooping around, in the most conscientious way, though none of them had any idea where the Holy Grail really was, and I don't think any of them actually expected to find it, or would have known what to do with it if he HAD run across it.
We knew he had been in Europe some time, but were not at all expecting to run across him.
The encamisados were all timid folk and unarmed, so they speedily made their escape from the fray and set off at a run across the plain with their lighted torches, looking exactly like maskers running on some gala or festival night.
DEAR SIR: I think that I have run across one of the most remarkable coincidences in modern literature.
Be a good boy, Tukey, and run across and help the old woman, won't you?
White said ahead of the bout: "I was in Ireland five weeks ago when Conor told me, 'I'm going to run across the octagon, I'm going to unload and hit him with bombs and I will knock him out in the first four minutes of this fight, That's what he said to me.
TONY The Fridge is to sell the gym where he has trained for his endurance challenges in a bid to help finance a run across America.
To run across Australia was a truly incredible undertaking and, as such, captured the imagination of commercial sponsors, the media and most importantly of all - the generous North East public.
A car hit them as they tried to run across the second three-lane carriageway.
LESLEY WILLIS, Linthorpe | | | I WAS 12 years old and I was the first person to run across it, the railway footbridge connecting the Pestdoom chemical factory at Smith's Dock and British Steel, Clay Lane.