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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 ?
This piece is not very good but it is true but I hope you won't mind what is in it as you ran away.
Thus there was none, father, brother, or lover, to save me from Jubal the Ugly One, and I ran away and hid among the hills that skirt the land of Amoz.
You know yourself whether I was ever really your rival or not, even when she ran away and came to me.
She ran away because she found out how dearly she loved you.
After he had been overpowered by sleep, as on the former days, the mare and foal ran away and hid themselves in the royal hen house.
When he heard his mother spoken of harshly or when he overheard her berating his father, he was frightened and ran away to hide.
Her soft low voice called him endearing names and he dreamed that his mother had come to him and that she had changed so that she was always as she had been that time after he ran away.
When a rabbit jumped up and ran away through the woods, he clapped his hands and danced with delight.
With a cry of fear, David turned and, shaking himself loose from the hands that held him, ran away through the forest.
She ran away from her friends when she was a young lass-- a proud-spirited lass, and pretty, by Jove
he cried in a very gruff voice, and the children ran away.
But when the children saw him they were so frightened that they all ran away, and the garden became winter again.