The consolidation was really just an accumulation period for the larger players wanting to get back into the market without pushing price up on themselves.
Wyckoff Accumulation pattern 1 is playing out very, very well so far.
Once price breaks out of Phase D into Phase E, what will cause price to continue higher is the once again over-leveraged short positions of all the people believing we're in a bear market.
Someones gotta supply that liquidity. Glad its not me