Paper requirements: This is a research paper for a Finance class focus on banking. In summary, this is a paper that expects the writer to research and report about a large bank through the lens of finance and bank operations/regulation/organizational structure/financial performance. Some of the details will be available in the marketplace, some will require thought work. The paper should be a research paper on the North Carolina Bank “BB&T Corp.” The paper should be no less than 7 pages not including title and reference pages. The paper should highlight the type of financial service org it is, the bank’s current market position, number of banks, major operations location, number of employees, history, organizational structure, geographical service area, any major mergers/acquisitions that helped its expansion, product offerings, services (and how they have changed over the years), and its key financial performance trends over the past five years as found in data on their balance sheet/condition of the report and income statement filed with the FDIC. It should also reference any scandals or recent history of financial/reputational scandal that may have emerged in recent years (or absence thereof as compared to peers) When assessing the statements of income and balance sheet, translate the value to narratives around common key performance indicators such as ROA, ROE, Asset Utilization, Equity Multiplier, Risk Exposer, etc to explain the strength or weakness exhibited in the bank’s performance trends and what may be driving it. To close the paper, highlight any broader implications regarding the banks close peers and industry trends. Follow by how the bank may be responding by leveraging information in its forward-looking strategy to maintain competitiveness as the industry manages change digital pressures and revenue pressures. You may highlight covid-19 pressures and operational challenges during this final section and any performance changes during this period. General notes: Maintain oxford commas, and double spaces after sentences to ensure style matching. Expectations of paper (VERY IMPORTANT): Grading, outside of accuracy in your analysis, will be structural in terms of how well the paper is written. Ensure it flows well, has good grammar use and paragraph transition. Ideas should be exceptionally well developed. Headings, subheadings, and paragraph organization must be excellent and effective. Word choices must show an excellent mastery of the language. The writing must be essentially error-free in terms of spelling and grammar. Sentences must be exceptionally well put together. Transitions between paragraphs and sections are clear and effective. Use finance terms and banking terms.