According to this Application, following the attacks of September 11, 2001, the Federal Reserve purchased government securities, putting $30 million in the hands of private citizens and their banks. By extending cash to banks during the potential financial crisis following the September 11 attacks, the Fed was attempting to:
Choose one answer.
A. decrease the federal deficit.
B. fend off a possible recession.
C. decrease net exports.
D. reduce potential inflation.
i need some help on this one.. I think answer is to fend of the recession
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