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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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Popadich had been on the run since allegedly shooting his girlfriend on Sunday and then running down 19 people in Manhattan on Tuesday.
In between, are pairs of treatment rooms running down the long axis of the building.
He finds a gun in the glove compartment and, jubilant, starts running down the street.
If, with two outs, the defender with the ball is running down the back runner and is within two feet of him when he hears the 3rd baseman call "four-four," he should try to tag out the runner before the front runner crosses the plate.
Oceanographers surveying the volcanic mountain range running down the center of the Atlantic basin have discovered the remains of a massive underwater avalanche that surpasses in size any landslide in recorded history.
Paramedic Kathryn Barraclough said: "There was a lot of blood running down the street.
Zhang Shih has been accused of running down neighbour Wang Lu and her daughter and then guarding the victims to stop them from getting first aid.
SIR - The running down of services at Neath and Port Talbot Hospital and the facility at Baglan Moors by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board is short-sighted ("Running down hospital risks lives, says Hain", Sept 11).