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The Core Sound is a large and shallow body of water in eastern North Carolina located between the mainland of Carteret County and Core Banks, part of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, located west of the Atlantic Ocean and north of Bogue Sound. Pamlico Sound is located to the north and east. Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Carteret County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... North Carolinas Outer Banks separating the Atlantic Ocean (east) from Albemarle Sound (north) and Pamlico Sound (south). ... Pamlico Sound with the southern Outer Banks. ...

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FDIC: FDIC Federal Register Citations (4454 words)
As a result, we are concerned that "core" and "opt-in "banks will be forced to adopt expensive systems which may not match their risk management needs, while remaining "general" banks will face considerable disincentives to invest in improved, more risk-sensitive, risk management techniques.
Banks should be provided the option of deeming very high quality types of exposures "immaterial," and thus subject to the general risk-based capital rules.
While the AIRB may be appropriate for very large banks, or banks focused on traditional bank lending activities, it provides little risk management benefit to specialized banks focused on fee-based business lines, such as State Street, and would require unnecessary investment in highly complex risk management systems and processes.
This Is Core Sound (1730 words)
On the northern tip of Core Banks, on the south side of Ocracoke Inlet, the village of Portsmouth grew, by 1770, to be the largest settlement on the entire Outer Banks.
In Core Sound, knowing where you are means knowing that there is no way of drawing a line between who you are and the world of marsh and beach and tangled piney woods that you call home.
But theirs is a heritage born on the winds that ruffle Core Sound’s shallow waters, bend the marsh grass low over the Banks, and set the mind stirring on wings of memory, of the past, and of promise.
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