Ten Things Your Broker/Banker Won’t Tell You About “Bonds”: http://www.foxnews.com/story/2005/08/29/ten-things-your-broker-wont-tell-about-bonds/

Concealed Costs: Bond Markups and Markdowns: http://www.bayshoreadvisors.com/article.php?id=22

Broker Markups: A Bond Investor’s Worst Enemy: http://www.forbes.com/2009/02/26/munis-spreads-markups-personal-finance_investing_ideas_bond_brokers.html

The old model of a broker calling his wealthy clients with stock ideas is dying: http://www.investopedia.com/articles/financialcareers/06/whatisaRIA.asp