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.
|Math nerds are taking over Wall Street|
|The jobs report, GDP and Fed will set tone for stocks this week|
|Scandal-ridden food processor issues recall|
|BuzzFeed fires viral politics editor for plagiarizing|
|Stocks drop as Amazon and other earnings report disappoint|