Tout


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Tout

To promote a security in order to attract buyers.
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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.
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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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Ticket touts in football has been a notoriously difficult issue to police as the same faces offering tickets at greatly inflated prices have operated at grounds for years.
TOUTS " The gold standard for deterring touts has been set by Ed Sheeran - but his strict ban on resale, backed by ID checks at gigs, is expensive to run and does result in some fans being told their tickets are not valid.
Deputy Director Verification Centre Yaseen Malik, when contacted, accepted that tout mafia is active for making verification of fake documents.
A court security officer suffered suspected broken ribs and bruising after an altercation with Tout in the street.
Tito said the tout attacked the passenger, on January 30, after differing with his colleagues on management grounds.
According to the officer, Mr Mwingirwa works with police officers to collect "protection fees", going into hundreds of thousands of shillings per day, from matatu drivers, and hotel and bar owners.Although the Daily Nation and NTV crew did not find the tout at the matatu stage Tuesday, those in the area refused to divulge details, saying they feared for their lives.
Her manager, Jonathan Dickins, told music trade publication Music Business Worldwide that they excluded more than 18,000 "known or likely touts" from the ticket buying process.
Ticket tout 'J', left, is confronted <B by S4C reporter Gwyn Loader, right
Thanks to a nefarious nexus between booking clerks and TTEs, touts are ensuring buying a tatkal ticket is next to impossible.