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.
|Domino's Pizza is hot again|
|Warren Buffett's Berkshire loses $2 billion in two days|
|Oil will tumble to $70 says new 'bond king'|
|Macau's casinos crush Las Vegas with $270 minimum bets|
|Social Security benefits will rise by 1.7% in 2015|