Thursday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Thursday’s business headlines.

Banc Statements

Banc Statements has expanded its Indianapolis facility.

The company, which provides outsourced printing and electronic document delivery services for community banks, has added 10,000 square feet. The additional space will house production equipment and provide expanded warehouse space.

Executives say since opening their Indianapolis facility in 2015, their customer base in the region has grown significantly.

Banc Statements is based in Alabama.

Fastest growing job

Financial site SmartAsset analyzed Bureau of Labor statistics data to rank the fastest-growing jobs for women.

The No. 1 spot goes to taxi drivers and chauffeurs for Uber, Lyft and others, where women’s representation nearly tripled in the past few years.

Construction laborers were second, up 85% since 2014.

JP Morgan Chase Pay

JP Morgan says it’s shutting down its Chase Pay app in early 2020.

The mobile payment app was launched in 2015 just as Apple Pay was gaining popularity and it faced immense competition from Apple.

Robocalls, robotexts

Spam texts make up less than 3% of the total number of SMS messages sent, according to CTIA, a wireless communications industry group. But with nearly 1 trillion texts sent by Americans in 2017, that means the number of unwanted robotexts is still substantial.

Text message spam can do a lot of damage.

They can be used for phising by identity thieves or to install malware on a victim’s phone. On some wireless plans, they can also lead to charges for receiving unwanted texts. They can also take up valuable storage space on a phone, slowing it down.


Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.