Imagine there is a game and a gambler has a prob. of P1 in winning one unit of capital in a trial and 1 - P1 in lossing one unit.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

He wants to know the prob. of HAVING EVER lost more than or equal to a threshold no. of units (drawdown threshold) at or before the end of a number of trials.

For example, if his prob. winning 1 unit is 0.6 and lossing 1 unit is 0.4, what is his probability of having ever lost more than or equal to 10 units at or before the end of 30 trials?

To illustrate the "having ever" concept a bit more, imagine the gambler has 10 golden coins, at any time-step, he uses 1 golden coin for gambling, if he has lost all of them before the end of the 30 trials, his attempt is over.

Thanks in advance!

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Maximum Drawdown (Binomial tree)

Loading...

Similar Threads - Maximum Drawdown Binomial | Date |
---|---|

I Why is the maximum likelihood estimation accurate? | Dec 20, 2017 |

I How do I normalise my data to a maximum of 100? | May 7, 2017 |

I Maximum likelihood w/ histogram, zero probability samples | Apr 25, 2017 |

I Why is the Maximum Likelihood Function a product? | Nov 3, 2016 |

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**