U.S. stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as the market stabilized a day after a big drop. The health care sector bounced back from a plunge a day earlier.

U.S. stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as the market stabilized a day after a big drop. The health care sector bounced back from a plunge a day earlier.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 47.24 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,049.13.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 2.32 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,884.09.

The Nasdaq composite fell 26.65 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,517.32.

For the week:

The Dow is down 265.54 points, or 1.6 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 47.25 points, or 2.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 169.17 points, or 3.6 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 1,773.94 points, or 10 percent.

The S&P 500 index is down 174.81 points, or 8.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 218.73 points, or 4.6 percent.