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YEAR AND A DAY

1. A period of a jail sentence. 2. In some jurisdictions, a death from wounding to be called murder must occur with one year and a day.3. Time during which a person can claim a wreck before it becomes public property.

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YELLOW DOG CONTRACT

An illegal work contract where the employee is asked not to join a union and if he is a member to resign.

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YOUTHFUL OFFENDER

This term applies to an offender who is not a juvenile but not an adult either and may get a lenient sentence, rehabilitation and the setting aside of the conviction.

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YEAR-END CLOSING

Accounting. Done at the years end to close business for that year.

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YEAR-OVER-YEAR (YOY)

Comparing a company’s earnings with data from the previous year.

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YELLOW FEVER

Spread of a viral infection by mosquitoes infected in Tropical Africa, South America and the Caribbean causing degeneration of liver and kidney tissues.

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YELLOW KNIGHT

Corporation with plans to takeover a company in hostile manner.

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YELLOW PAGES

Business directory classified by business type.

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YELLOW SHEETS

Listing daily of bid and ask prices for over the counter bonds. Produced by National Quotation Bureau.

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YIELD DIFFERENTIAL

Yield differences of securities used you compare bonds of different credit rates and maturity dates.

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YIELD ON COST (YOC)

Amount yielded by a dividend above the total investment cost.

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YIELD POINT

Load a material will deform at and not return to shape.

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YAHOO!

Online website portal with a large array of information from entertainment to news and finance.

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YIELD SPREAD

Variation of money earned from commercial mortgages compared to a standard value.

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YANKEE BOND

Dollar denomination bond sold in USA by a foreign bank. Equivalent to a Eurobond.

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YIELD TO CALL (YTC)

Yield on a bond calculated on the assumption the issuer will redeem on its first call date stated in the prospectus.

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YARD LUMBER

Run of mill lumber in various finishes, widths and lengths.

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YIELD TO MATURITY (YTM)

Average annual yield of an interest generating investment held by an investor until it matures.

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YATES’ CORRECTION FOR CONTINUITY

Formula used to adjust formula in Pearson’s chi-square test.

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YORK ANTWERP RULES

Guidelines to adjust for losses by a marine carrier.

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