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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.
References in classic literature ?
She would not, upon any account, mention her having met with him the second time; luckily Mary did not much attend to their having passed close by him in their earlier walk, but she would have felt quite ill-used by Anne's having actually run against him in the passage, and received his very polite excuses, while she had never been near him at all; no, that cousinly little interview must remain a perfect secret.
This they cannot always manage if he is a lively fellow, but half of them always rush into the arms of the other half, or drive their heads together, or tumble over; and then the crowd laughs vehemently, and invents nicknames for them on the spur of the moment; and they, if they be choleric, tear off the handkerchiefs which blind them, and not unfrequently pitch into one another, each thinking that the other must have run against him on purpose.
If you run against him--well, you mustn't, that's all
Ajax is somewhat older than I am, and as for Ulysses, he belongs to an earlier generation, but he is hale in spite of his years, and no man of the Achaeans can run against him save only Achilles.
By having our suite to run against, vendors will be able to make sure that they are compatible with the spec, which should ensure better overall interoperability with the various implementations.
Brigham to run against Earl Johnson for a three-year term and Richard McKeen to run against Brian Johnson, also for a three-year term.
Also from Pennsylvania, Bob Casey, former Democratic governor, says he'll run against Clinton.
Poirier of 76 Haynes Hill Road for a three-year term as assessor, and Jeremy Scott Croteau of 14 Woodland Drive was nominated to run against Roy E.
SANTA CLARITA - The 12th annual Run Against Hunger, held Sunday, raised more than $15,000 for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, a record for the event.
Debra Bowen, D-Redondo Beach, announced plans to run against him in 2006.
Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to participate in the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry's 11th annual Run Against Hunger beginning at 8 a.