Deals from Hawaii and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority are expected to lead a brisk primary market as issuers are forecast to bring almost $5.8 billion this week. The figure doesn’t include a $1.7 billion financing from bankrupt Jefferson County, Ala., that may price as early as this week.

The anticipated volume would help get November off to a good start on the heels of a 28% decline in long-term volume for October from the same period last year, as reported by Thomson Reuters.

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