Away from us

Away from us

Used in context of general equities, to characterize role of a competing broker/dealer. Trading away from us signifies that stock is bought and/or sold with institutions using other trading firms.

Away from Us

Informal; describing a transaction conducted by another competing broker-dealer.
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Why you, my lord, might take it away from us in less than five minutes afterward; and from my knowledge of you I believe you will so take it away from us.
I don't often speak of myself," said John, "but as you are going away from us out into the world to shift for yourself I'll just tell you how I look on these things.
All these traces of his life seemed to clutch him, and to say to him: "No, you're not going to get away from us, and you're not going to be different, but you're going to be the same as you've always been; with doubts, everlasting dissatisfaction with yourself, vain efforts to amend, and falls, and everlasting expectation, of a happiness which you won't get, and which isn't possible for you.
We were gliding sleekly through the water, but Demetrios was slowly sliding away from us.
They seemed to be headed in a southwesterly direction, which would take them away from us.
Then suddenly, as we approached Kew, came a number of people running, and the upperworks of a Martian fighting- machine loomed in sight over the housetops, not a hundred yards away from us.
In another moment they were racing as madly away from us as they had before been charging down upon us.
It had prevented the larger Folk from taking our cave away from us.
She's got to be such a big girl--and she'll probably be away from us next winter.
And so that beautiful day went away from us, slipping through our fingers as we tried to hold it.
Her father is come to town, and hath carried her away from us both.
He turned brusquely away from us and began to question the new men.