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Banking activity remained strong across the state in 1995. Banks ranked eighth among those in all states in assets, and the state led the country in the number of community start-up banks.
North Carolina's top one hundred banks are ranked by their 2012 revenues. Bank of America (Charlotte), BB&T (Winston-Salem), and First Citizens BancShares (Raleigh) ranked first, second, and third respectively. VantageSouth Bank of Raleigh and its CEO Scott Carter are featured in the article.
The falling labor participation rate in North Carolina is making it harder for the economy to experience strong economic growth. Further, the number of banks continues to drop, and merger activity is expected to increase over the next couple years in the state. This article discusses employment and economic trends, and new regulations for financial institutions.