Tout


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Tout

To promote a security in order to attract buyers.

Tout

To strongly encourage investors to buy a particular security. Touting usually comes from someone with a strong interest in seeing the security's price rise, such as a large shareholder, a public relations firm, or even the issuing company itself. To tout is illegal in some circumstances, notably around the date of registration with the SEC.

tout

To foster interest in a particular company or security. For example, a broker might tout a security to a client in the hope that the client will purchase the security.
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Je vois que monsieur a de l'adresse; cela, me plait, car, dans l'instruction, l'adresse fait tout autant que le savoir.
Comme le limacon, Portant tout son bagage, Ses meubles, sa maison,"
The MORBLUES, the SANG DIEUS, the MORTS TOUTS LES DIABLES, crossed one another in the air.
The housetops of his search should be half India; he would follow Kings and Ministers, as in the old days he had followed vakils and lawyers' touts across Lahore city for Mahbub Ali's sake.
9] "Nous n'avons pas ete moins saisis d'etonnement a la vue de l'innombrable quantite de pierres de touts grandeurs, bouleversees les unes sur les autres, et cependent rangees, comme si elles avoient ete amoncelees negligemment pour remplir des ravins.
Paul's Churchyard, Sir; low archway on the carriage side, bookseller's at one corner, hot-el on the other, and two porters in the middle as touts for licences.
La victoire a egalement le merite de taire les imperfections de tout l'environnement.
Foodie Tout CEO, Karen Foley said, "We are both honored and excited to have Andrew on the Board.
In my case, no sooner had I reached the Delhi station a tout approached me and enquired: "Where do you have to go?
The tout mafia demands heavy bribe for getting their documents signed from judge.
Le marche de la station de pretraitement des eaux usees de Sidi Bernoussi a suscite tout un tolle aupres des conseillers de la ville, qui accusent le maire du parti du Cheval de ne pas avoir respecte les regles de transparence.
En Cairote avisee depuis la chute du regime Moubarak et tout ce qui s'en est suivi, je decidais de ne plus me faire avoir par les petits commercants de ma rue, que je connais depuis une bonne vingtaine d'annees, et qui, d'apres les nouvelles lois de la rue egyptienne me roulaient regulierement.