You are a broker with a single chance to buy stock and sell stock. Having an array of prices, pick the best time to buy stock and sell stock to maximize the profit.
“short-selling” (sell first, buy later) is not allowed in this market.
Your profit is zero when it is impossible to get profit at all. The size of pricing can't be less than 2.
Input: Array of int. Stock prices.
Output: Int. Maximum possible profit.
assert stock_profit([2, 3, 4, 5]) == 3 assert stock_profit([3, 1, 3, 4, 5, 1]) == 4 assert stock_profit([4, 3, 2, 1]) == 0 assert stock_profit([6, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 3, 4, 5, 4]) == 4
Precondition: 0 <= price <= 1000
CheckiO Extensions allow you to use local files to solve missions. More info in a blog post.
In order to install CheckiO client you'll need installed Python (version at least 3.8)
Install CheckiO Client first:
pip3 install checkio_client
Configure your tool
checkio --domain=py config --key=
Sync solutions into your local folder
(in beta testing) Launch local server so your browser can use it and sync solution between local file end extension on the fly. (doesn't work for safari)
checkio serv -d
Alternatevly, you can install Chrome extension or FF addon
checkio install-plugin --ff
checkio install-plugin --chromium