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An Amish community in Pennsylvania is reeling from the stock market crash that has sent their market value plummeting.
The market crashed around noon local time on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve announced that it would keep interest rates on hold for another month.
The market plunged from around $1,300 per share in late June to less than $1 a share by Tuesday evening, wiping out nearly $3.5 billion in market value, according to Bloomberg.
The stock market has plummeted by more than 60% in the past year and the loss has left a hole in Amish families’ pockets.
The Amish have been battling poverty and homelessness for decades, and their livelihoods are dependent on the local economy.
The Amish are a religiously conservative group and are considered to be the poorest people in the United States.
In many cases, they rely on the Amish for their livelihood, and they’re often in debt to the Amishes for food and shelter.