i have economics during second block which is easy to me. anyways, i think b.
Oversight can be defined as an unintentional failure to notice a mistake or error, or an unintentional failure to act upon an event caused by an error.
Both the FED and the SEC should have noticed that the financial system was in a really bad shape way before Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers collapsed, or AIG (and others) needed a huge bailout. Apparently both the FED and SEC were all too optimistic about the market and their optimism blinded them. As always the consequences of negligent public servants were paid mostly by the average taxpayer.