The surge in individual stocks comes as both the WTI and Brent Crude indices jumped after China indicated it would hold trade talks with the U.S.
CVX shares keep chugging along, building on a bounce from their December lows.
Apple's cut of its revenue guidance helped quantify the extent of the slowdown companies may be experiencing in China, although many stocks already may have anticipated this sort of news.
Apple has fallen back to Earth in recent months and made an impact on a number of companies in doing so.
Apple's former chip provider quietly moved to enforce the suspension of new sales of old iPhone models and the recall of the same models in Germany.
Apple's lowered revenue forecast has prompted price cuts among analysts.
This is some amazing moment...I say let it rain.
Apple's alarming guidance revision is causing shares to fall even further.
Weaker data means the Chinese may have to concede that they have been not playing fair with anyone.
If the trade talks do yield results that both Presidents Xi and Trump can trumpet, sentiment in China could swiftly shift and its markets could rebound.