Corporations thundered back from the Labor Day weekend yesterday with about $2.5 billion worth of fresh debt.

"After the employment figure and the attendant rally on Friday, we felt that now was as good a time as any," said Chris Rutkowski, director of corporate finance at General Motors Acceptance Corp., which yesterday priced a $500 million 10-year issue.

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