But laws of physics dictate that with every action comes a reaction. Every piece of good news seems to come burdened with its own baggage of negativity. Here are some of 2012's major developments -- along with their potential unanticipated consequences.
'Damning with faint praise' perfectly describes the critical reception for the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco.
|Stocks: Investors hold their breath for Bernanke|
|Chrysler relents, agrees to recall 2.7 million Jeeps|
|Raising the next Bill Gates|
|China's fastest-growing cities for millionaires|
|I will graduate with $100,000 in loans|