By 9:45 , the industrial average had dropped 27 points .
Major blue-chip stocks like Philip Morris , General Motors and Proctor & Gamble led the rally .
Japanese were said to be heavy buyers .
I much prefer money I can put my hands on . ''
Gorbachev blamed the Soviet Union 's press for contributing to the nation 's mounting problems .
Mubarak held reconciliation talks with Gadhafi at the Egyptian resort of Mersa Metruh .
It was the Libyan leader 's first trip to Egypt in 16 years .
A spokesman said the company had sales of $ 400 million in 1988 .
U.S. holders now own more than 60 % of Blue Arrow compared with 9 % last January .
`` With a little patience , these businesses will perform very satisfactorily , '' Mr. Sim says .