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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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I've previously reported how around 7,000 customers who used Ticket Tout were left empty-handed.
You are guite right Mr Hardman in saying the ECHO has campaigned long and hard against ticket touts.
He said: "There have been major steps forward this year in the battle against online ticket touts.
He added: "There will be ticket touts and unofficial sites selling and trading in tickets.
Vera Solomon posted: "@jk-rowling @ HPPlayLDN still queuing for #CursedChild tix and ticket touts already reselling tickets for PSPSPSPS how is this ok?
TICKET touts are in danger of ruining singer Adele's comeback tour for thousands of fans, an MP has warned.
TICKET touts are already selling tickets for the Rugby World Cup events at inflated prices.
GREEDY ticket touts are already selling tickets for Rugby World Cup events at inated prices - even though the contest doesn't start until September NEXT YEAR.
London, July 30 ( ANI ): The UK police has warned people to watch out for ticket touts after making 18 arrests since the start of the Olympic Games.
The head of the Metropolitan Police s Operation Podium, Detective Superintendent Nick Downing, said: "My team has been working tirelessly to clamp down on ticket touts.
POLICE believe ticket touts will try and cash in when Olympic football comes to Coventry.
Summary: Four suspected ticket touts have been charged as part of a clampdown ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.