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.
|Trump was right about Mexican-made GM cars|
|Drugmaker fined $100 million for hiking price of drug for infants 85,000%|
|What's at stake for U.S. in a trade war with China|
|Wayne Barrett, legendary journalist and Trump chronicler, dies at 71|
|Government sues America's largest student loan company|