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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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Customers at a nearby pub today described seeing a hooded figure run past them carrying a firearm moments before three shots rang out.
It can be a thankless task as 9,200 sweaty, exhausted people run past, in most cases too tired to express their gratitude.
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This contract, which will run past the year 2000, follows the completion of a prior contract we held from 1992 until completion in 1995.