523140 Commodity Contracts Brokerage

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

Illustrative Examples:

Commodity contracts brokerages
Financial futures brokerages
Commodity futures brokerages


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; 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
523140 523140 523140  Brokerages, commodity contracts
523140 523140 523140  Commodity contract pool operators
523140 523140 523140  Commodity contracts brokerages
523140 523140 523140  Commodity contracts brokers' offices
523140 523140 523140  Commodity contracts floor brokers
523140 523140 523140  Commodity contracts options brokerages
523140 523140 523140  Commodity futures brokerages
523140 523140 523140  Financial futures brokerages
523140 523140 523140  Foreign currency exchange brokering services
523140 523140 523140  Futures commodity contracts brokerages
523140 523140 523140  Futures commodity contracts brokers' offices