NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Commodities-linked stocks fell sharply Tuesday for the second day in a row, led by aluminum giant Alcoa (AA - Get Report), as investors continued to rotate out of commodities and, in some cases, put in short positions.One of the triggers to the two-day declines: a note released by Goldman Sachs (GS) Monday advising clients to close out a long commodities trade, arguing it had grown too risky.
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