Did you miss "Mad Money" on CNBC? If so, here are some of Jim Cramer's top takeaways.

Image placeholder title

In an "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer sat down with John Ferriola, chairman, president and CEO of steelmaker Nucor (NUE) - Get Report , a company that continues to fight in Washington against illegal dumping of foreign steel.

Ferriola made it clear that many of our trading "partners" are not in it for profit. They are simply government subsidized employment centers. We're not going to have a trade war, Ferriola continued, we're already in one... and we're losing. We cannot have a strong national defense without a strong steel industry, he said.

Ferriola said accomplishments like the newly-commissioned Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, which use 75,000 tons of steel, would not be possible without America's ability to produce steel.

When asked about what government support could do for the industry, Ferriola said to just wait and see. Nucor continues to invest heavily into its business and thanks to a strong balance sheet, there are many possibilities.

Cramer said he continues to be proud of Nucor and all of their efforts to keep America's steel industry vibrant.

On Real Money, Cramer says watch out: He doesn't know what will stem this decline in Home Depot (HD) - Get Report . Get his insights with a free trial subscription to Real Money.

Cramer and the AAP are trimming their stake in a big name in the financial sector. Get in on the conversation and find out what they're telling their investment club members with a free trial subscription to Action Alerts PLUS.

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener.

To read a full recap of this episode of "Mad Money," click here.

To watch replays of Cramer's video segments, visit the Mad Money page on CNBC.

To sign up for Jim Cramer's free Booyah! newsletter with all of his latest articles and videos please click here.

At the time of publication, Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS had a position in NUE.