NAICS Code 523999 Miscellaneous Financial Investment Activities


Finance and Insurance


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as agents and/or brokers (except securities brokerages and commodity contracts brokerages) in buying or selling financial contracts and those providing financial investment services (except securities and commodity exchanges; portfolio management; investment advice; and trust, fiduciary, and custody services) on a fee or commission basis.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Investment banking, securities dealing, securities brokering, commodity contracts dealing, or commodity contracts brokering: classified in Industry Group 5231, Securities and Commodity ContractsIntermediation and Brokerage
  • Acting as principals (except investment bankers, securities dealers, and commodity contracts dealers) in buying or selling financial contracts: classified in Industry 523910, Miscellaneous Intermediation
  • Furnishing physical or electronic marketplaces for the purpose of facilitating the buying and selling of securities and commodities: classified in Industry 523210, Securities and Commodity Exchanges
  • Managing the portfolio assets (i.e., funds) of others: classified in Industry 523920, Portfolio Management
  • Providing customized investment advice: classified in Industry 523930, Investment Advice
  • Providing trust, fiduciary, and custody services to others: classified in U.S. Industry 523991, Trust, Fiduciary, and Custody Activities
  • Financial transactions processing, reserve, and clearinghouse activities: classified in Industry 522320, Financial Transactions Processing, Reserve, and Clearinghouse Activities.

Illustrative Examples

  • Gas lease brokers' offices
  • Stock quotation services
  • Exchange clearinghouses, commodities or securities

Industries Included

  • Clearinghouses, commodity exchange or securities exchange
  • Deposit brokers
  • Exchange clearinghouses, commodities or securities
  • Gas lease brokers' offices
  • Oil lease brokers' offices
  • Protective committees, security holders
  • Quotation services, securities
  • Quotation services, stock
  • Securities holders' protective services
  • Securities transfer agencies
  • Stock quotation services
  • Stock transfer agencies
  • Transfer agencies, securities

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