2008_12_card.jpgThe Times' Metropolitan Diary offers two financial crisis-related anecdotes today. First, there's one about a stockbroker on a subway car ("He seemed sort of agitated and couldn’t seem to stand in one place") who arouses NYC-style sympathy from a fellow passenger. And then there's this short and sweet missive from Carol Weston: "Dear Diary: Overheard on Broadway and 90th, in a conversation between two boys: 'I’m really worried about my bar mitzvah money because it was all put in stock.'" Related: A month ago, a Metropolitan Diary reader sent in their experience with the "You Broke My Glasses Scam."