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High Street Economy As Swedish Unemployment Rises

No cash? No problem -- in Sweden, at least

STOCKHOLM — No cash? No problem — in Sweden at least, where cellphone and credit-card payments are quickly eclipsing coins and bills.When Robin Teigland left her wallet at home, the man in line behind her agreed to pay for her groceries. His gesture as much out of convenience as kindness — Teigland paid him back immediately via Swish, a mobile...

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