John Rusnak in one of his ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchises in Baltimore: I’d love to build a thousand of these stores and make a million dollars. photograph: baltimore sun

John Rusnak was something of a star when he was in prison, he says. Fellow inmates sought out the man once dubbed “Johnny Ruz” by market traders over (...)

Hectic day for Aer Lingus in the market. Photograph: Alan Betson

The market was abuzz with rumour yesterday after almost 4 per cent of Aer Lingus stock changed hands. Coming just a week after businessman Denis O’B(...)

Nick Leeson will join GDP Partnership to help borrowers who are seeking to re-negotiate bank debts. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Nick Leeson, the rogue trader whose wrong-way bets on Japanese stocks ruined Barings Plc, Britain’s oldest investment bank, is joining GDP Part(...)