NAICS Code 523130 Commodity Contracts Dealing

Industry

Finance and Insurance

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as principals (i.e., investors who buy or sell for their own account) in buying or selling spot or futures commodity contracts or options, such as precious metals, foreign currency, oil, or agricultural products, generally on a spread basis.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Acting as agents (i.e., brokers) in buying or selling spot or future commodity contracts on a commission or transaction fee basis: classified in Industry 523140, Commodity Contracts Brokerage
  • Buying and selling physical commodities for resale to other than the general public: classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade.

Industries Included

  • Commodity contract trading companies
  • Commodity contracts dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts floor traders (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts floor trading (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts options dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Commodity contracts traders (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Foreign currency exchange dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Foreign currency exchange services (i.e., selling to the public)
  • Futures commodity contracts dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
  • Trading companies, commodity contracts
  • Virtual currency exchange services (i.e., selling to the public)

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