step-out trading(redirected from Step Out Trading)
The practice of one brokerage executing an order on behalf of a client but giving credit (and part of the commission) to another brokerage. This is often a gesture when the second brokerage has assisted the first in some way, especially by helping with research and analysis.
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A brokerage firm execution in which credit for the trade is given to another firm.
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