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.
|OPEC Decision: To squeeze US shale oil producers by forcing prices down|
|Walmart hit with protests on Black Friday|
|Nightmare day for oil stocks after OPEC news|
|Drone pilot wanted: Starting salary $100,000|
|Supersonic jet promises N.Y. To L.A. in 2.5 hours|