523130 Commodity Contracts Dealing

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 futures commodity contracts on a commission or transaction fee basis--are classified in Industry 523140, Commodity Contracts Brokerage; and
  • Buying and selling physical commodities for resale to other than the general public--are classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade.
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Entries
523130 523130 523130  Commodity contract trading companies
523130 523130 523130  Commodity contracts dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
523130 523130 523130  Commodity contracts floor traders (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
523130 523130 523130  Commodity contracts floor trading (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
523130 523130 523130  Commodity contracts options dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
523130 523130 523130  Commodity contracts traders (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
523130 523130 523130  Foreign currency exchange dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
523130 523130 523130  Foreign currency exchange services (i.e., selling to the public)
523130 523130 523130  Futures commodity contracts dealing (i.e., acting as a principal in dealing commodities to investors)
523130 523130 523130  Trading companies, commodity contracts
523130 523130 523130  Virtual currency exchange services (i.e., selling to the public)