I'll admit it. I'd rather be at Target (NYSE:TGT) when I'm home. However, hitting as many Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) locations as possible when my family heads out for our summer road trips has become a tradition of ours.

It's a great way to stretch your legs, mingle with the regulars for a little local color, and walk out with some goods and grub at great prices.

So I'm looking forward to this week's Duel, but only because I get to straddle the fence. I'm just here to watch as Ryan Fuhrmann takes on the bullish case and Michael Leibert lets us all know why he's bearish on the world's largest retailer.

Inside Value recommended Wal-Mart can be a monster. It starts selling toys, and suddenly it's toppling Toys "R" Us. It dove into consumer electronics with aplomb last year and the discounts were felt as deep as Circuit City (NYSE:CC). Just the news that it would begin stocking Jones Soda (NASDAQ:JSDA) this quarter sent shares of the budding pop star soaring.

Is this the kind of monster you want in your portfolio? That's what this week's bout is all about.

Duel on!