Tillerson has maintained close ties with Russia and was awarded the Order of Friendship by Russian President Vladmir Putin.
Russia’s energy industry could create a blurry line between Tillerson’s interests as an oilman and as top diplomat, the Times reports.
Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of State, faces questions about his ties with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses President-elect Donald Trump's selection of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of State despite questions over his ties to Russia.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
"You need Putin to solve the Middle East," and Exxon Mobil's Rex Tillerson as American's top diplomat understands that, says Tom Barrack, chairman of Trump's Inaugural Committee.
Trump is seeking to answer questions about how he will separate himself from his far-flung business empire before taking over as president.
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson has been picked as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Secretary of State, NBC News reports.
With Russian stocks surging, the "Fast Money" traders discuss whether it is time to buy the Russian rally.
Stocks closed mostly lower on Monday despite oil prices soaring as Treasury yields spiked ahead of a key Federal Reserve meeting.
Rex Tillerson's ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his cronies would make him an inflammatory pick as Secretary of State, Breakingviews reports.
ExxonMobil surged along with crude oil on Monday, and one trader sees the oil giant rallying higher.
Trump is behaving like any executive trying to implement a strategy, former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez tells CNBC.
The new year could get off to a tough start for the next occupant of the Oval Office. Here's why, according to Politico's Ben White.
Art Cashin, UBS Director of Floor Operations at NYSE, weighs in on the equity rally and filling President-elect Donald Trumps cabinet.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet ideas including ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as potential pick for secretary of State.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks at what may be in store for energy giant ExxonMobil if CEO Rex Tillerson were to be tapped for secretary of State in the Trump administration.
Can Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson swap corporate interests for the national interest if he becomes U.S. secretary of state?
The president-elect says he doesn't believe Moscow was behind leaked Democratic National Committee and Clinton emails.
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, sources close to the transition process tell NBC News.