Shares of Cameco (CCJ) - Get Report were among the NYSE's winners Friday, rising 6% after the uranium producer signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Tenex, a state-owned Russian nuclear company, to pursue joint ventures in uranium exploration, development and production.

"Tenex and Cameco will have further discussions to finalize an agreement that will enable the two companies to jointly explore for uranium in Russia, Canada and other prospective jurisdictions, and, if warranted, engage in development and production of uranium deposits that are found," Cameco said in a press release. A selection of joint exploration projects, along with a signed binding agreement, will be made in 2007. Shares were trading up $1.98 to $36.69.

Fossil

(FOSL) - Get Report

fell 1% after the accessories designer received a delisting notice from Nasdaq market officials. The notice follows the company's failure to file its quarterly filing with the

Securities and Exchange Commission

on time because of a review into its historical equity granting practices. Fossil has requested a hearing to stave off the delisting. In the meantime, its shares will remain listed until a decision is made by a Nasdaq panel. Fossil shares were trading down 14 cents to $21.40.

Shares of

Mills

( MLS) rose 4% after the shopping mall owner agreed to pay Colony Capital Acquisitions $175 million to take over the Meadowlands Xanadu project. The deal means that Mills will no longer be on the hook for future financial obligations related to the project. "We believe from our strategic alternative process that the completion of this transaction will facilitate this very important process," Mills said. "We are also pleased that this transaction will further reduce our corporate overhead and obligations and allow the company to continue to focus on its core assets." Shares were trading up 82 cents to $21.25.

Family Dollar

(FDO)

fell 1% after the discount store operator said that it would be unable to file its financial results for the year ended Aug. 26 because of an ongoing investigation into its historical stock option grant practices. The company, which received a filing extension earlier this month, was supposed to file its delinquent annual report with the SEC by Friday. The company didn't say when it expects to complete its options review or when it would file its annual report. Shares were trading down 41 cents to $28.57.

NYSE volume leaders included

Lucent Technologies

( LU), unchanged at $2.59;

Time Warner

(TWX)

, down 27 cents to $20.49;

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

, down 22 cents to $50.55;

United Microelectronics

(UMC) - Get Report

, up 17 cents to $3.38;

Nortel Networks

( NT), unchanged at $2.14;

Newmont Mining

(NEM) - Get Report

, up $1.24 to $46.12; and

AT&T

(T) - Get Report

, up 21 cents to $32.88.

Nasdaq

volume leaders included

Sirius Satellite Radio

(SIRI) - Get Report

, down 4 cents to $4.25;

Level 3 Communications

(LVLT)

, down 7 cents to $5.14;

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

, down 7 cents to $21.66;

Sun Microsystems

(SUNW) - Get Report

, down 4 cents to $5.55;

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

, down 17 cents to $29.75;

Dell

(DELL) - Get Report

, up 41 cents to $27.54;

Apple Computer

(AAPL) - Get Report

, up $1.27 to $91.58; and

Cisco Systems

(CSCO) - Get Report

, down 15 cents to $26.76.