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Paper Hands

“Paper hands” refers to someone who sells their digital assets (such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, or other cryptocurrencies) at the first sign of a price dip or market correction, rather than holding onto their investment long-term. The term implies that the seller does not have the “strong hands” or the patience to weather market fluctuations and believes in the long-term potential of the asset.

The opposite of “paper hands” is “diamond hands,” which refers to investors who hold onto their assets despite market volatility and fluctuations, and are willing to weather short-term price dips in the hopes of long-term gains. The term “paper hands” is often used in a derogatory way to criticize investors who sell too quickly and miss out on potential profits