The upcoming departure of Ashton Goodfield, lead manager for this strategy and head of the firm’s municipal bond team, has kicked up some dust, and time is needed to see how this change in leadership develops for DWS New York Tax Free Income. It earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral for most share classes and a Negative rating for its more expensive C share class.
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