Yellow Book :

Written by the General accountability office , the yellow book sets forth standards to be followed in auditing the FINANCIAL STATEMENTS of entities that receive federal financial assistance.

Yield :

Return on an investment an investor receives from DIVIDENDS or INTEREST expressed as a percentage of the cost of the SECURITY.

Yield to Maturity :

The total annual return on a bond investment if held to maturity. For example, if a bond is purchased at less than its maturity value, the yield to maturity includes the annual interest plus the gain as the bond increases from the investment amount to the maturity value.