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.
|Kellyanne Conway sidelined from TV after Flynn debacle|
|ABB: Company says employee has gone missing with $100M|
|Big banks rack up $6.4 billion in ATM and overdraft fees|
|SpaceX aborts space station docking|
|The stock market rally: Too far, too fast|