Friday, January 17, 2014

Best Time to Buy and Sell Stock (Java)


Say you have an array for which the ith element is the price of a given stock on day i.
If you were only permitted to complete at most one transaction (ie, buy one and sell one share of the stock), design an algorithm to find the maximum profit.

An interesting question, use valuable min to record current min value, a valuable diff to record current max profits. see code below