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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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A RUSTY freighter carrying about 1,000 Kurdish migrants, including hundreds of children, was deliberately run aground off the French Riviera yesterday by human cargo smugglers.
An exclusion zone was set up amid fears that the tanker, lying half a mile from Brough Bay, could run aground.
The confrontation started last week, when a Greek TV station reported that a Turkish ship had run aground near the islet in December and refused assistance from the Greek coast guard, saying it was on Turkish territory.
RNLI lifeboat crews were busy yesterday afternoon recovering vessels that had run aground after a large swell pushed boats to shore.
SHIPPING experts were today set to investigate the condition of a ferry which has run aground at Blackpool during high winds.
The coast guard believes that Kim caused the ship to run aground by failing to properly anchor it, when he should have given due consideration to the cargo, weather and situation of the sea bed.
Coastguard Simon Tait said: "It's really embarrassing for someone who is supposedly a marine navigation expert to run aground on a simple stretch of river like this.
30pm yesterday, following reports that the chartered fishing boat Kerry Kim had run aground off Ynys Amlwch (East Mouse).