Tag Archives: Defensive

Defensive stalwart Gordon jump-starts Nuggets’ offence in Game 1 rout of Miami

By | 06/02/2023

DENVER (AP) — Aaron Gordon took a detour from serving as Denver’s defensive stalwart in these playoffs to jump-start the Nuggets’ offence in the franchise’s first foray into the NBA Finals. Gordon not only helped hold Jimmy Butler to 13 points, but he muscled his way past Miami’s smaller defenders in the paint, scoring 12… Read More »

Rams defensive coordinator Raheem Morris helps save 3-year-old from drowning in pool

By | 06/01/2023

Raheem Morris played a heroic role in saving a young boy’s life this past weekend. The Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator was able to assist lifeguards by pulling a drowning 3-year-old out of a pool at Encore Las Vegas. Morris was vacationing at the hotel with his family when he spotted the boy. He had… Read More »

Dollar on defensive after dovish Powell, debt ceiling setback

By | 05/22/2023

By Kevin Buckland TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar nursed losses against the yen and euro on Monday following a surprise breakdown in U.S. debt ceiling negotiations and after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell indicated a preference to slow rate hikes. The greenback slipped 0.15% to 137.715 yen at the start of the week, having snapped… Read More »

Market Stampede Turns Favorite Defensive Trades Into Danger Zone

By | 04/23/2023

(Bloomberg) — Sometimes when volatility jolts financial markets, the safest trades can quickly morph into dangerous bets. Most Read from Bloomberg That’s what’s happening now in some corners, as investors spooked by the bank crisis and central-bank uncertainty crowd into big-tech stocks and highly rated corporate bonds. The rush for defensive assets has made both… Read More »