On the existence of solutions of unbounded optimal stopping problems
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Known conditions of existence of solutions of optimal stopping problems for Markov processes assume that payoff functions are bounded in some sense. In this paper we prove weaker conditions which are applicable to unbounded payoff functions. The results obtained are applied to the optimal stopping problem for a Brownian motion with the payoff function G(τ,G τ)=|G τ|-c/(1-τ).
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