NAICS Code 523140 Commodity Contracts Brokerage

Industry

Finance and Insurance

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as agents (i.e., brokers) in buying or selling spot or future commodity contracts or options on a commission or transaction fee basis.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Acting as principals in buying or selling spot or futures commodity contracts generally on a spread basis: are classified in Industry 523130, Commodity Contracts Dealing
  • Buying and selling physical commodities for resale to other than the general public: classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade.

Illustrative Examples

  • Financial futures brokerages
  • Commodity contracts brokerages
  • Commodity futures brokerages

Industries Included

  • Brokerages, commodity contracts
  • Commodity contract pool operators
  • Commodity contracts brokerages
  • Commodity contracts brokers' offices
  • Commodity contracts floor brokers
  • Commodity contracts options brokerages
  • Commodity futures brokerages
  • Financial futures brokerages
  • Foreign currency exchange brokering services
  • Futures commodity contracts brokerages
  • Futures commodity contracts brokers' offices