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Dick Tracy

Jocular slang for someone investigating something (often something trivial). A reference to the hard-nosed detective in the comic strip of the same name. Hey Dick Tracy, what do you think you're doing, snooping around here?
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If there was any major disappointment, if I over-think about it, it's (winning) in 2004 and not having the opportunity to take some of those pieces back to spring training in 2005 and try to do it again,'' Tracy said of DePodesta's roster changes.
Looking ahead to the long term, Tracy and his staff believe CKP can deliver double-digit earnings growth, giving the stock a PEG ratio (P/E-to-growth) of around 1.
Tracy Turnblad (Keala Settle) and Link Larkin (Aaron Tveit) share a moment in the '60s musical ``Hairspray.
Tracy and his staff are particularly excited about the company's growing sales to luxury carmakers, as these units carry particularly high profit margins.
Pirates GM) Dave Littlefield is someone I have known for quite a while," Tracy said.
Tracy looks for perceptions to change once USV completes the CNL merger and pushes forward with restructuring efforts.
The problem is that the Newman/Haas team, owned by actor Paul Newman and race car maven Carl Haas, remains on top of the Champ Car World Series game and is still giving ground begrudgingly despite the best efforts of veterans like Tracy and the up-and-comers from RuSPORT.
Tracy expects the market to revert to mean returns through periods of severe underperformance relative to annual returns over the last 20 years, and even to the 7% average annual returns of less boom-related times.
Colborn also implied the front office didn't consult Tracy and his staff enough before making major organizational decisions.
We may see a few disappointments here and there, but on the whole the third-quarter earnings season is shaping up to be a spectacular one, so Paul Tracy thinks the markets are going to trend higher in the near term.
Meanwhile, Tracy moved a step closer to what has appeared all week to be his inevitable hiring as the next manager in Pittsburgh.
Furthermore, in all her years as a manicurist, Tracy discovered that clients could never find the right color for their skin tones.
He won't have Jim Tracy to kick around anymore, so everything that happens in Dodgerland between now and the end of DePodesta's reign will reflect directly on himself.
While it may be best to graze in the market for a while, Paul Tracy remains bullish on the longer-term picture.
That's Jim Tracy, who won 90 games with the Dodgers twice, who got the club its first playoff victory since the '80s, who as of midsummer had a better lifetime record than the World Series manager down the interstate.