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A daily quotation system for taxable bonds (that is, most non-government bonds). Yellow sheets include information such as the bids, asks, and the market makers giving them. They are published by the National Quotation Bureau and were originally printed on actual yellow sheets. See also: Pink sheets.
A privately owned centralized electronic and printed quotation service for corporate, convertible, high-yield, and foreign bonds. Yellow Sheets derives its name from the yellow paper on which taxable debt quotations are distributed. Electronic quotations are in real time, and printed quotations are distributed weekly. See also Pink Sheets.