NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Selling pressure hit commodities-linked stocks Tuesday as Japanese markets crashed amid the burgeoning post-quake nuclear crisis.The downward pressure was general, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbling more than 200 points, but the declines among commodities names were among the most severe no matter the sector. Institutional investors that had pushed commodities prices to near record highs in recent weeks are using the ugly headlines scrolling across the tapes as an excuse to rotate out of commodities and equities, say market participants.
Japan Nuke Fears Hit Commodities Stocks
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