U.S. to File Civil Charges Against S&P

Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Justice Department intends to file a civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor’s based on ratings in 2007 of certain collateralized debt obligations, the company said today. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line." (Source: Bloomberg)
Would Halting NSA Data Collection Hurt National Security?
51:05 - Center for Democracy and Technology's Harley Geiger and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the House-backed measure to extend many of the post-Sept. 11 surveillance programs but prohibit the NSA from collecting bulk records on Americans. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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