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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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BEIRUT: Running short on financial aid, Lebanese hospitals are no longer able to cope with the rising number of refugees in Lebanon, the head of the Association of Private Hospitals told The Daily Star.
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He then discusses each letter using the same format: "The Story behind the Letter (history of Paul's missionary activity and subsequent relations with the church, situation addressed, with critical issues), "The Story within the Letter" (a running short interpretation of the letter), and "The Story in Front of the Letter" (citations about the letter by later writers, issues and questions for reflection, and a bibliography of commentaries).
In the nearly three months since I introduced the legislation, neither has emerged and time is running short.
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Supplies of Depo-Provera, used by hundreds of women in the city, are running short, or in some cases have run out, because of a manufacturing problem with maker, Pharmacia.
Since the original Guggenheim museum is running short on space, the new building would house all art dating after 1945.