Ford, eBay, Tesla, Merck, more

Ford Motor Co CEO Jim Farley walks to speak at a press conference at the Rogue Complex in Dearborn, Michigan, September 17, 2020. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Check out which companies are making the headlines in midday trading. Ford Motor – The automaker’s shares are up more than 9% after a stellar earnings report. Ford … Read more

Comcast, Caterpillar, Merck and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Comcast (CMCSA) — The parent company of NBCUniversal and CNBC reported adjusted quarterly earnings of 87 cents per share, 12 cents above estimates. Revenue also beat expectations with cable and broadband revenue growth, and the stock jumped 3% in the primary market. Caterpillar (CAT) Caterpillar shares … Read more

ESG ETFs launched this year may not move the needle enough, CEO warns

CEO Van Eck Associates says the growing supply of environmental, social and governance ETFs will not be enough to meaningfully mitigate broad problems such as climate change. “ESG is good as a coherent investment approach on a fund-by-fund basis to make a difference which is a good signal, but to put it in perspective, it … Read more