ACCOUNTING RESEARCH BULLETINS (ARBs) were issued years ago to set generally
accepted accounting principles. Some have not been superseded by pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Those old pronouncements still qualify as generally accepted accounting principles.
YIELD TO CALL is the effective annual rate of return a bond earns assuming it is held until the bond's call date, not maturity, and is called (bought) by the issuer at a specific price (call price).
PIECEMEAL OPINION is an expression of an opinion on an item in financial statements that is not permitted as part of a disclaimer or adverse opinion on the financial statements as a whole because it would tend to overshadow or contradict a disclaimer of opinion or an adverse opinion.
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