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I also notice the difference that you noted and sent Charles an email asking him to look into your question. In one of the David Snowball commentary, MFO uses mutual data from Lipper and that could be the source of error.
Later this week when I have time I will run the calculation starting from 12/31/2019 through 8/30/2020 based on the NAVs and adding the monthly dividends. The maximum DD can be obtained from the Excel plot as well the recovery period.
I used the Ulcer Index to divide four buckets. Bucket one is very safe. Bucket 4 has an Ulcer Index close to or higher than the S&P 500. All international/global funds go in one bucket, and international/bond funds go into another bucket. One bucket is for income fund based on yield. The other two categories are inflation and defensive. There is a table of them in this article: