The first full week of the fourth quarter gets underway with $13.13 billion of new, long-term volume, which is expected to continue to re-energize a thin and sleepy primary market, according to Ipreo LLC and The Bond Buyer.

The noticeably larger calendar — which includes at least four long-term deals of $1 billion or more — dwarfs the revised $9.85 billion that came to market last week, according to Thomson Reuters.

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