In the past few days we've completely returned and are presently setting the next ATH . This growth has been just fast enough to see major movement but just slow enough not to trigger a reversal. In the past, the returns have been quicker, triggering much more , or slower over longer periods of time. This suggests to me that the market is seeing a slow influx of institutional money.
In the future I would guess our reversals will be faster with higher lows and higher highs until we see a massive burst followed by a normalcy and regularity to the market. This might be the point of mass adoption, ending the early adopter phase of crypto.