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.
|2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen in massive hack|
|Fast food worker: Protest didn't cost me pay|
|GM to discontinue Chevrolet brand in Europe|
|Job growth drives mortgage rate jump|
|China's central bank bans some Bitcoin transactions|