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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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"We joined them during clampdowns on Six Nations ticket touts and officers will also be undercover at other high-profile events like the Grand National, Wimbledon, cricket matches and more football games."
Thirty minutes before kick-off, a couple of 40-something Cockneys (why are all ticket touts 40-something Cockneys?
So why can't they act in the same admirable manner when it comes to ticket touts the Record has regularly exposed over the past year?
"Because of this, unlike other sporting events like football matches, it is not illegal for ticket touts to operate outside racecourses.
"People across the UK should be able to purchase tickets to their favourite concerts, shows and festivals without the fear of being ripped off by ticket touts with over inflated prices or even sold invalid and fake tickets.
Chester Race Company chief executive Richard Thomas said: "Ticket touts are a nuisance to our racegoers and we strongly urge them to give them a wide berth."
"Because of this, unlike other sporting events, it is not illegal for ticket touts to operate outside racecourses.
ONE Direction and Arctic Monkeys have joined forces with music trade bodies to urge Government action against online ticket touts.
A SPORTS chief claims sport is being undermined by the presence of ticket touts after calls for a ban were rejected by MPs.
PRESSURE is mounting for Scotland to steal a march on the rest of the UK by clamping down on ticket touts.
TICKET touts at Chester Races who rake in thousands of pounds by exploiting a legal loophole could be stopped under new legislation.
EXPERTS are warning that ticket touts could price genuine golf fans out of this week's Open Championship, with tickets estimated to resell for up to 10 times face value.