You are given an array
prices[i] is the price of a given stock on the
You want to maximize your profit by choosing a single day to buy one stock and choosing a different day in the future to sell that stock.
Return the maximum profit you can achieve from this transaction. If you cannot achieve any profit, return
Input: prices = [7,1,5,3,6,4] Output: 5 Explanation: Buy on day 2 (price = 1) and sell on day 5 (price = 6), profit = 6-1 = 5. Note that buying on day 2 and selling on day 1 is not allowed because you must buy before you sell.
Input: prices = [7,6,4,3,1] Output: 0 Explanation: In this case, no transactions are done and the max profit = 0.
class Solution: def maxProfit(self, prices: List[int]) -> int: buy_p = prices profit = 0 for n in range(1, len(prices)): if buy_p>prices[n]: buy_p = prices[n] else: if prices[n]-buy_p>profit: profit = prices[n]-buy_p return profit