Many indications support that short-term interest rates could increase sooner and more quickly than previously believed.
FOMC says keeping target range supports progress toward maximum employment.
FOMC continues rate at between zero and .25% and securities purchases at $85 billion per month.
Credit Union Economics Group meets with Federal Reserve officials for 11th year.
CEOs from Missouri, Illinois credit unions on regional depository institution advisory council.
The initial reviews are in from the meeting this week between credit union CEOs, community bank CEOs and top brass of Federal Reserve banks, and so far the assessment of what was discussed on everything from interchange to Fannie/Freddie status was favorable.