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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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The 71-year-old 47th Vice President of the United States had stopped by at Capriotti's to pick up lunch for himself and President Obama when he ran short of money to pay for the food, the New York Daily news reported.
When natural supplies of the oozing tar ran short, merchants turned to Egyptian mummies as a source of the material, says Barb'ra-Anne Carter of the California State University in Los Angeles.
A quarter of people said they regularly ran short of cash because they spent it as soon as they had withdrawn it, and the same proportion said they ran out of money because they were disorganised.