Domestic stocks give you exposure into the world’s largest, liquid equity market. These stocks allow you to own stocks in some of the most successful companies in the world. Domestic stocks have historically been known to deliver attractive risk adjusted returned. Domestic stocks have been ideal for long-term time horizons for portfolios. After buying a domestic stock the money you put in is pooled in from other money investors, and is usually used to buy stock from U.S. companies. Most funds of these buy hundreds of stock, usually impractical for an individual.