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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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Fifteen trains ran past the signal by 25 yards or less
The fan ran on to the pitch following Scott McDonald's last minute winner and appeared to lightly touch Brazilian keeper Dida on the chest as he ran past.
As two men ran past, he felt a sharp pain in his lower right back.
Ulrich Elementary during a morning nutrition break and rather than seek help from the cafeteria staff when the food got caught in his throat, he ran past six classrooms to find Cooper in her classroom.
He nipped between two defenders to steal the ball, ran past keeper Ian Thain and steered the ball home from a tight angle.
Eleven of these were regarded as serious, and in three cases trains ran past danger signals by more than 200 yards.
At 13 miles, just after Tower Bridge, I'd seen Gordon Ramsay walking and part of me looked at him with contempt as I ran past.
As he did so, a jogger ran past and disturbed the robbers, causing them to flee the scene with the phone.
Five trains ran past the signal by more than 200 yards, while 19 ran past the signal by 25 yards or less.
The woman was loading her car when a man ran past her trolley and grabbed her bag, lying on top of the shopping.
Saboteurs ran past a large police presence outside a farm where the hunt started.