SeaDrill has fallen for good reasons, but Monday traders were looking for a bounce in the offshore-drilling contractor.
There's been talk of a possible merger between Staples and Office Depot for weeks, and the bulls are placing bets on both.
Magnum Hunter Resources has held support at $6 for more than a month, and Thursday the bulls stepped in.
Energy names have been under pressure recently, but Wednesday the bulls were piling into offshore driller Noble.
Deere has been falling for months, but traders are looking for a rebound by Christmas.
Morgan Stanley hit a five-year high on Monday, and traders are betting on more gains by the end of next week.
American Eagle Outfitters has paused after rallying sharply in recent weeks, but traders are betting that the stock will resume its ascent.
Retailers and related stocks continue to fight back from major selloffs, and on Thursday the bulls were shopping at Coach
Harley-Davidson as struggled with bad weather and recalls, but bullish option traders were piling into the name on Wednesday.
Under Armour has been hugging the $70 level, but now the bulls are looking for a breakout.