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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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We said the country should be ours from the place where the water runs up no longer on this stream, to a river twenty sun's journey toward the summer.
But, on the other hand, they connect diagonally, and the sprawling outlines run off in great slanting waves of optic horror, like a lot of wallowing seaweeds in full chase.
Wave after wave thus leaps into the ship, and finding no speedy vent runs roaring fore and aft, till the mariners come nigh to drowning while yet afloat.
Tommy Hinds had begun life as a blacksmith's helper, and had run away to join the Union army, where he had made his first acquaintance with "graft," in the shape of rotten muskets and shoddy blankets.
Because in my nature I have always run to pie, whilst in his nature he has always run to mystery.
The old stage coach was rumbling along the dusty road that runs from Maplewood to Riverboro.
A slave runs through his allowance, and applies for more.
Sometimes I think I am in Northumberland, and that the noises I hear round me are the bubbling of a little brook which runs through Deepden, near our house;--then, when it comes to my turn to reply, I have to be awakened; and having heard nothing of what was read for listening to the visionary brook, I have no answer ready.
A person who has not done one-half his day's work by ten o'clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
They just runs about an' shouts an' looks at things.
Tingle goes the bell; up runs the curtain; order in the gallery, silence in the pit -- enter Lucy
was more suggestive of pins being run into her than of fear and anguish.