Business News – Mary Schapiro, Jeremy Renner, News Corp., Barclays

GE Nominates Mary Schapiro to Its Board
General Electric Co nominated Mary Schapiro, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to its board. Schapiro will stand for election at the company’s annual meeting of shareholders …*http%3A//*http%3A//

Jeremy Renner And Sonni Pacheco Expecting A ‘Baby Girl’
Hollywood’s famous tots club is about to welcome a new member: A baby girl whose father has been synonymous with the words Bourne and Avengers in recent years. According to a registry on the Babies “R” Us website, Jeremy Renner and his reported baby mama Sonni Pacheco, 22, are expecting a girl! And Pacheco, a…ReadĀ moreĀ»

News Corp. to Spin Off Publishing With .56B Cash
News Corp. said Friday that it will spin off its publishing division with .56 billion in cash and no debt, giving it the means to invest in digital operations and acquire businesses.*http%3A//*http%3A//

Barclays and RBS pay more than 500 staff over one million pounds
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Barclays and RBS paid more than 500 staff over 1 million pounds (.5 million) in 2012, a year when both were embroiled in rate rigging and mis-selling scandals. Both Barclays and RBS are paying out billions of pounds in compensation to customers mis-sold loan insurance and small firms sold complex interest rate hedging products and are under pressure to rein in executive pay and cut costs. …–sector.html