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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 man will appear in court accused of injuring two police officers run down by a car during the riots.
We really don't want a repeat of what has happened so often in the past in Coventry city centre where new developments emerge, but are left totally surrounded by run down buildings or waste land.
Lot of industry much of which looks derelict or closed, out-of-date town centres, unsafe at night, run down, damaged.
If the new trams run down the sides of the pavement, how do most of us reach across the kerb?
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Mason made a dashing run down the wing and Trafford hit the ball wide of the post.
Instead the 64 firefighters run down three flights of stairs to get to the engines for an emergency call-out.
An MP has hit out at plans to run down the Sellafield nuclear plant over the next 13 years with the loss of up to 17,000 jobs.
A great driving run down the left by Mark Keith enabled Stevenson to work into some space on the edge of the area.