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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.
You're more likely to earn your living as a bonne a tout faire than as a painter.
And if the will and letter are not destroyed, then you will have nothing but the consolation of having been dutiful et tout ce qui s'ensuit
I procured a local directory, put fifty tickets in my pocket, dressed myself in nankeen pantaloons and a sky-blue coat (then the height of fashion), and set forth to tout for dancers among all the members of the genteel population, who, not being notorious Puritans, had also not been so obliging as to take tickets for the ball.
Comme le limacon, Portant tout son bagage, Ses meubles, sa maison,"
His team-mate, Dyfed Morgan, said things were made even worse by touts buying tickets and selling them on for big profits.
In a bid to get rid of touts, the popular holiday resort of Ayia Napa will hire staff whose only job would be to report people and businesses who harass visitors, the mayor said.
Touts act as link between applicants &transport officials BRIBE CAN
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.
IT''S NOT just the online touts asking silly money for Liverpool FC tickets.
Labour MP Sharon Hodgson has called for a maximum 10% mark-up on the resale of tickets to deter professional touts and ensure tickets go to genuine fans at an affordable price.
ISLAMABAD -- People have voiced protest against touts rule in district court Islamabad, saying these touts are plundering innocent people through deceitful tactics.