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.
|GM raising Corvette prices|
|2 million students missing out on college aid|
|Everything must go: There's a flood of store closings|
|Boeing reports wing cracks on Dreamliners|
|China to fight pollution with drones|