The US economic recovery in five charts

The U.S. economy has officially shifted into growth mode. Second-quarter GDP lived up to the hype rising 4.1%, the best showing since the second-quarter of 2014. President Trump wasted no time in delivering a victory lap.  Speaking to the nation from the White House Trump touted the "amazing rate" and signaled better times are ahead. "We are on track to hit the highest annual growth rate in 13-years" he said on Friday.

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Earlier in the week,  FOX Business reported that the White House was preparing to celebrate the data and highlight that fresh policies such as tax reform are indeed helping drive economic growth.

Still, GDP is just one metric. There are other signs that the U.S. economy has indeed turned a corner. FOX Business takes a look at five key charts that help tell the story: